Beware the envy trap

Justin Trudeau acts and talks and behaves, not like a millionaire or like a snooty socialite, but like a Hollywood celebrity. And in our society, we don’t envy celebrities; we worship them.

Another politician who has so far avoided the pitfalls of envy is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a man who, let’s not forget, was born to affluence and privilege. He has dealt with the envy problem not by deflection, but by distraction, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By GERRY NICHOLLS

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 18, 2016 12:00 AM

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