Prime Minister Stephen Harper called for an election, believing he would win easily. That didn't happen, of course. Quite the opposite, in fact. And it says a lot more about Harper, than it does the upstart who beat him.
It used to be unwise to visit the potter's field where Thomas Sankara's remains were buried. There were suspicions that spies in the African nation of Burkina Faso would take note of who was still a Sankara sympathizer. At long last, no more.