Photo-ops and smiley faces

    "So this week at McGill, the ministers of foreign affairs, international trade and international development will show up to paint a smiley face on a departmental apparatus in chaos and a foreign policy on hold." (Paul Wells)

Just stop, concentrate and visualize that. Wouldn't three bobbing yellow heads make a far more interesting visual for the 10 o'clock news?

Maybe with some political aides holding message balloons over their heads?

Sure, it's no Paul Simon memorial water tower, but ...