There's hardly been a sour note in the Canadian media about Big Steve's Holy Land holiday. In fact, many a news platform was today pleased to report a ringing endorsement of our PM from no less an authority on international relations than Sarah Palin.
Which should give us pause...
But this evening the CBC News website has this headline for us; Stephen Harper's visit garners scant coverage or praise from Israeli media.
Here's a quote from Barak Ravid of Haaretz; "...he is a friend of Benjamin Netanyahu more than he is a true friend of Israel... his support for the policies of the government of Israel is blind."
Meanwhile at the JPost, Zehava Gal-On had this observation; "I feel his head is in the sand and he hasn't seen what's really happening here."