Irish Prime Minister's Socks Matched To Diplomatic Guest
MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly. Score 1 for the prime minister of Ireland. Leo Varadkar turned up to meet his Canadian counterpart wearing snazzy red socks emblazoned with maple leaves and Mounties. Now, Canada's Justin Trudeau is normally no slouch at sock diplomacy. He's been spotted sporting NATO flags. But in Dublin, Trudeau stuck to gray and white stripes - boring - though he did one-up Varadkar in a demonstration of a traditional Irish sport. It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.