“On the one side you have a minivan-driving hockey dad from the suburbs—the most middle-class prime minister Canada’s ever had,” said one Conservative official.
—Sun, Sept. 7
“My wife says ‘I don’t want to do all that driving around.'” Harper threw up his hands: “I said ‘the police drive you around.’ We don’t even have a car.” The family sold its van because they never used it.
—Toronto Star, Sept. 20