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“Sexy” costumes are so degrading. We know. Imagine a guy dressed as “sexy” Stephen Harper…what a doofus! Anyway, in an effort to reclaim Halloween, we present our list of Halloween costumes inspired by our politicians. Wear one of these to your party and we guarantee that people will be torn between loving and hating you.
1. Kathleen Wynne/Orville Redenbacher
These two were separated at birth- by the ~45 years between their birthdays. Be one. Be both. Ride a tractor. Who cares?
2. Environmentalist Christy Clark
Look up public opinion polls to see what fashions people associate with environmentalism. Wear exactly what the polls say you should…to the letter. When you’re at the party, make sure you talk to every guest about the merits of biodynamic farming, or something like that. Once everyone starts ignoring you, snap a few pictures with Alison Redford. They’ll be useful after the party ends and you drop the charade.
3. Margaret Wente
We know- she isn’t in politics. Still, she writes about politics, so she has our attention. Dress like a member of the upper crust, and go around telling people how you feel about various contentious issues, but don’t support any of your opinions with research or relevant statistics. You speak, therefore you are!
4. “Crazy Cat Lady” Laureen Harper
Put on cat ears and remind everyone that, despite what they may think about Halloween, “Tonight we’re here for homeless cats.”
5. Life of the Party: Lisa Raitt
Start drafting back to work legislation as soon as the first guest arrives at the party. Next, spend the entire party telling people about how they all work in essential industries, and how their raucous behaviour is costing the economy billions of dollars every minute.
6. Alison Redford
Show up in a plane and bring your entire family, including plus ones. When you arrive at the door, demand that the people at the party pay for your transportation.
7. Olivia Chow
Will you dress as City Councillor Olivia Chow, MP Olivia Chow, or mayoral candidate Olivia Chow? Choose whichever one will make you most popular on that particular night, with that particular crowd.
8. Leona Aglukkaq
Make sure to wear lots of fur to show solidarity with hunters and trappers. And start a fight with Environmentalist Christy Clark. She’s a radical!
9. Pauline Marois
Identify and remove any references to non-Christian faiths or the English language in the house the second you walk in the door. If anyone says anything nice about you, call an election. PM’s time in the limelight may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean she can’t have one last hoorah.
10. Elizabeth May
Show up late, looking ordinary because you were working overtime, and immediately realize that you are the only one in the room who knows that Environmentalist Christy Clark is a fraud.