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The donut speech

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Susan Delacourt is taking a day off her duties at the Star each week to pursue a study of politics and consumerism. Suffice it to say then, she was tremendously pleased with the Prime Minister’s speech yesterday.

So while I guess while others may feel a bit squeamish about our PM ordering double-doubles and dipped donuts   while the world, literally, moved on without him, I, for one, am grateful. The leader of our country has chosen to re-announce a three-month-old decision by a donut company instead of taking part in a conversation at the United Nations. In so doing, he’s given me a whole bunch of fodder for research about how politicians see us now as shoppers/eaters now instead of educated citizens. Thanks, PM.