Barack Obama’s first present for the Prime Minister

Omar Khadr?

Update. Oddly enough, as Kady points out to me in an email, Mr. Harper’s first gift to the new president is the presence, at next week’s inauguration, of Jason Kenney, he of the fighting with Romeo Dallaire over Mr. Khadr’s future and repeating of false assertions about suicide bombers with Down Syndrome.

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