Canadian music scenesters, rally your pitchforks: The prime minister has forsaken us for another.
When Prime Minister Stephen Harper took to the keyboard at a Conservative Christmas party Tuesday evening, one might think he would tinkle out a ditty from a Canadian talent.
Maybe a Tragically Hip tune, or something from Guess Who's catalogue?
Instead, he celebrated the work of ardent American band Guns N' Roses, turning his back on Canadian content.
Should we be perhaps taking his song selection as having a deeper, more sinister meaning?
Harper took to the stage at the annual Christmas party and sang for the crowd along with his band, the Van Cats.
According to the Toronto Star, Harper played keyboard and sang several songs, by Buddy Holly, the Beatles, Johnny Cash and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – none of whom come from Canada.
But it was his encore that captured the most attention: "Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns N' Roses.
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