If a guy is going to call out leaders for their shortcomings, it is only good manners to acknowledge their achievements, too.
This was an epic speech from Mr. Harper earlier this week, IMO:
This is #2 in 2014. First it was an historic speech in the Knesset and now this. In both cases, he spoke for the many of us who prefer to stand up for what is right and even take up arms, if necessary, rather than sit in safety.