Friday, September 11, 2009

Like an elk in the rut. No chess moves here. Just bugling.

There has been lots of twaddle about Grand Master Harperov setting up the Liberals to leak the Soo video as a pre-election gambit. Just another example of how smart Mr. Angry really is. This is given as an explanation as to why he let Mr Tetreault, a Liberal, video the speech. Why he even looked straight at the camera for gosh sakes!

There is another explanation. Harper thought he was among the faithful and he could feel the juices flowing. Once he got to speaking on his one true passion, nothing was going to stop him. He might have even recognized the danger but he couldn't help himself. Perhaps this will serve as an analogy.
Males engage in ritualized mating behaviors during the rut, including posturing, antler wrestling (sparring), and bugling, a loud series of screams which establishes dominance over other males and attracts females. The bugle call is one of the most distinctive calls in nature.
Out west it is always wise to pay attention to bugling elk. Avoid them at all costs.Recommend this Post

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