But I’ll admit that the story about “a man in a blue suit” is hysterical.

Long story short: Stephen Harper flew in to a disaster area and pulled firefighters away from the actual fire so he could get in a photo op. They refused to play along and the local paper decided to write about it without using Harper’s name so that his PR team couldn’t link to it.

ETA: The original story, because it looks like some of the reporting on thelapine was satire.