The longer he's prime minister

Harper is now the twelfth longest-serving PM of Canada

Readers are encouraged to check my math on this, but it seems accurate. On Sunday Stephen Harper will pass Alexander Mackenzie, that dour son of Sarnia, as the twelfth longest-serving prime minister of Canada. In February he’ll pass Lester Pearson and become the 11th longest-serving prime minister, and in April, barring a March surprise, he’ll pass R.B. Bennett to take the 10th spot. To pass Diefenbaker he would have to hang on until nearly the end of the year.

(UPDATE…) And no, I don’t know why comments on this and other blog posts are being deleted as soon as they’re posted. Hopefully WordPress will work out that bug soon. Sorry, folks.

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