Not because of his environmental policies or his staunch defence of Israel but because of his ahem...Christmas card.
An online user who goes by the name Marc submitted the picture above with the caption:
"Yes, that is the Prime Minister of Canada and yes, his wife is holding a chinchilla."
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It's not fair but in this country we seem to have a fascination with political Christmas cards. In fact, Canadian newspapers have been publishing and critiquing them since the 1950s.
In 2011, the media chided Harper for recycling a picture from 2010.
In 2010, the 'controversy' was around Michael Ignatieff's card which included a Jewish menorah but no Christian symbols.
And remember theRead More »from Stephen Harper’s Christmas card photo featured on awkward family photos website