In Canada, the leader of Ontario inadvertently swallows a bee
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. President Barack Obama once snatched a fly during a television interview. The leader of Ontario, Canada, inadvertently did him one better. Doug Ford, the provincial premier, was talking with reporters.
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DOUG FORD: This sector - (coughing).
UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: What was that?
FORD: I just swallowed a bee.
UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Oh, my.
FORD: Oh, I'm OK. He's buzzing in there.
INSKEEP: Having swallowed a bee, he promised to go straight to the hospital and predicted it would be funny - later. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.