There are a handful of leaders on the world stage that are considered buffoonish, among them are the likes of Ahmadinejad of Iran and Kim Jong-un of North Korea. When these clowns speak the whole world shakes it's head and laughs.
Well John Baird as Canada's face on the Palestinians successful bid for status as a non-member observer state at the UN has now officially joined this ignoble group. Worse yet Canada itself, not only on account of it's vote in opposition but by the heavy handed and yes buffoonish manner in which it voiced that opposition now has all the credibility of a North Korea on the international scene.
So welcome to Harper's Canada international laughing stock and pariah A nation that once gave the world Lester B Pearson and Stephen Lewis now has nothing to offer but John Baird, Jason Kenney and Stephen Harper. Excuse me while I go weep.