Leo's trip to Canada may have given keen Budget watchers a most illuminating clue
In a hot and stuffy room on the 19th floor of one of Toronto's fanciest hotels, a self-conscious few were attempting a sweaty type of nonchalance as they gathered at the fringes of a reception given by the Irish Ambassador to Canada. Their mission - a selfie with the new Taoiseach.
Just as eager as any of them was Kal Penn - a Hollywood actor of some note, who plays White House press secretary Seth Wright in the hit Netflix political drama, 'Designated Survivor' - and the son of Indian immigrant parents.
Just two days before, Penn had resigned from Trump's committee on the Arts and Humanities in protest over the US president's response to the alt-right Charlottesville protests, later describing the president as a "tiny fingered vulgarian who loves to tweet crazy things as his way of getting policy done".