So picture this.
Doesn't sound like news. Does it? But here's the thing. Eating of 'any kind' is prohibited in the parliament.
He was outed by Conservative MP Scott Reid who complained that he ate a 'bagel' to "stall the proceedings". And said this:
The prime minister has already stained this place with corruption, he does not need to stain it with mustard as well.
This was a remark at the ongoing corporate corruption scandal Trudeau is apparently part of.
To the bagel remark, Trudeau replied that it was a "chocolate bar" and that he was sorry.
Naturally the whole 'chocolate' controversy drew reactions from Twitter
Canadian PM Trudeau says sorry for eating a chocolate in the House!— rama lakshmi (@RamaNewDelhi) March 22, 2019
Wah, such evolved democracies! https://t.co/DFrkPyiYcl
My God. This is what it has come to. How desperate and pathetic. The irrational hate people have for Justin Trudeau is ridiculous. A chocolate bar. A fucking chocolate bar. 🤬 #cdnpoli https://t.co/Wg1maibl3K— Michelle Jones (@maej43) March 21, 2019
We tolerate your lies and stealing Mr.Trudeau your obstruction of justice your bullying of women in your cabinet your inappropriate arm grabbing in the house eating a chocolate bar in the house that has no food policy you not only disrespected the house you disrespected Canadians https://t.co/fsBO5jeu7V— Gary Youmans (@youmi9433) March 23, 2019
Someone show them Indian parliamentary sessions, please.