Stephen Harper is the only man on the planet who thinks George W. Bush is a role model, and that the United States' approaches to capitalism (let 'er rip) and the environment (who needs it?) are admirable.
Unfortunately, he's the Prime Minister of Canada. He's the fellow who found a loophole in Canada's political system and just suspended parliamentary democracy for months on end whenever it was in danger of outvoting him.
He's done something rather Gadaffiesque now: announced that all official communications will no longer refer to 'the Government of Canada' or 'Gouvernement du Canada', but instead talk about 'The Harper Government'.
George Orwell would be proud. I think this is what the Canucks have to look forward to.