"As I've said before, our engagement internationally is based on the principles that this country holds dear," Harper said. "It is not based on popularity."I suspect, if the Harperites lose the next general election, you will hear a variant of this speech by the dear leader. Stupid secret ballots. Recommend this Post
He added the government's decisions are based on shared Canadian values — freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law, justice, development, and humanitarian assistance for those who need it.
"Those are the things we're pursuing, and that does not change regardless of what the outcome of a secret votes is," he said.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Mr. Harper talking to reporters today about the lost U.N. Security Council election: