Yeah, this is sure to work
Stephen Harper will travel the country this summer in an effort to buff his image, which the 46-year-old economist himself reluctantly conceded Wednesday could use a levity implant. "My wife said to me recently: 'You do need to have more fun,' " Harper recalled following a national Conservative caucus meeting.Yes, Stephen is going to pull on the khakis and the golf shirt and look jolly. At which point the whole of Ontario will go, "Got it, jolly, not scary....silly us."
"She said: 'You're not having enough fun, even by your standards.' So we'll do some of that."
The Conservative leader maintained, however, that outside the national capital "fishbowl" his astringent public persona is "not much of a problem."