Overpromising works, even if it means under delivering

The old cynical tricks, they argue, have now been replaced with a new ‘sunny ways’ brand of politics. And perhaps that’s true. But cynical politics has a way of lasting.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on the Election 2015 campaign trail. 'Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent electoral victory has led some pundits and commentators to suggest politics in Canada is now entering a golden era. The old cynical tricks, they argue, have now been replaced with a new “sunny ways” brand of politics,' writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By GERRY NICHOLLS

PUBLISHED : Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 12:00 AM

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