What would Stephen Harper do with a day off? If a new video is right, he might take some cues from Ferris Bueller.
The Sketchersons, a sketch comedy troupe based in Toronto, have released a YouTube video in which the PM mimics famous scenes from the '80s classic.
Played by Ian MacIntyre, Harper calls in sick to the Governor General to avoid having to handle more questions about the F-35 purchase. But Harper knows he can't keep getting away with these sorts of shenanigans.
"This is the third time I've shut down Parliament, including prorogues, getting pretty tough coming up with new excuses. If I go for a fourth, I'm probably going to have to invade Montana. So I'm going to have to make this one count."
So what does Harper end up doing with his time off? Does he steal a Ferrari, fake out a maître d' and watch a baseball game? No, he has other plans. You'll just have to watch to find out.
It seems the hat is balances carefully on the top of the head, rather than being worn. Stephen Harper, far left, watches a third round match between Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, and Serbia's Jelena Jankovic with his children Rachel, center, and Benjamin, right, at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in New York.
Who can forget this Calgary Stampede ensemble? (CP)
Harper, centre, chose to wear what amounts to a fishing vest on a trip to Mexico in 2006 (where he visited with U.S. President George Bush (left) and Mexican President Vincente Fox (right)). See how Bush and Fox are decked out in desert duds? Light linen shirts, khakis? Ya, that's what you wear in the desert. (CP)
Harper wears a headdress after being made an honourary chief of the Blood tribe during a ceremony in Stand Off, Alberta in 2011.
Harper was a teenager once too.
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/04/17/stephen-harper-beach_n_1431449.html" target="_hplink">Harper took an awkward walk</a> along the beach in Colombia on a recent trip. (Getty)
"I would choose to be a fruit, just what I am, sweet and colourful."