BTC: Everyman (III)

“On the one side you have a minivan-driving hockey dad from the suburbs—the most middle-class prime minister Canada’s ever had,” said one Conservative official.
Sun, Sept. 7

“My wife says ‘I don’t want to do all that driving around.'” Harper threw up his hands: “I said ‘the police drive you around.’ We don’t even have a car.” The family sold its van because they never used it.
Toronto Star, Sept. 20

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