Invented names for Canadian politicians

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Invented names for Canadian politicians

This is a strange thing in BC politics. If I remember Bill Siksay, Libby Davies and Svend Robinson all had Chinese names. I can't decide whether it is respectful or cultural appropriation. I think Bill was given his name by Chinese supporters who thought he needed one.

Let me take you on a journey into the odd but endearing world of invented Chinese names for non-Chinese politicians. With parliament hung, recounts in progress, and no clear resolution in the BC election likely for weeks, what else are you going to do?

http://www.nikobell.ca/?p=659

NDPP

And then of course there's Canada's PM,  'Little Potato'....