I guess from his 62% approval rating, most Canadians are comforted by Prime Minister Harper's waist measurement rather than alarmed. Media become hysterical over the darndest things.
And honestly, why should the PM have to rush to Dr. Bernstein's Weight Loss Clinics for an anti-Pringles lecture and a round of B-vitamin injections?
With the Ottawa press gallery already on your behind, do you really need another needle in your butt?
I think not.
As to the manufactured "controversy" surrounding the PM taking his kids to grade school and shaking their hands as they went off to class ...
... did your dad ever take you to school?