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U.S. political advertising experts urge Trudeau to hit back hard against Tory attacks, but Liberals say Trudeau’s determined to take high road

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau risks permanent damage from a barrage of Conservative attack ads trying to brand him as an inexperienced leader ‘in over his head’ unless the Liberals mount an equally forceful campaign establishing Mr. Trudeau’s qualities and character the way they want the public to see him, political advertising strategists for both Democrat and Republican campaigns in the U.S. told The Hill Times Thursday.

Screen captures courtesy of the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is depicted as a dreamy, airhead in the Conservative attack ad, but the Liberals have countered with an ad showing Mr. Trudeau, a former teacher, in a classroom, shutting off the Conservative ad on TV, and trying to take the high road.

 

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U.S. political advertising experts urge Trudeau to hit back hard against Tory attacks, but Liberals say Trudeau’s determined to take high road

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau risks permanent damage from a barrage of Conservative attack ads trying to brand him as an inexperienced leader ‘in over his head’ unless the Liberals mount an equally forceful campaign establishing Mr. Trudeau’s qualities and character the way they want the public to see him, political advertising strategists for both Democrat and Republican campaigns in the U.S. told The Hill Times Thursday.

Screen captures courtesy of the Conservative Party and the Liberal Party
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is depicted as a dreamy, airhead in the Conservative attack ad, but the Liberals have countered with an ad showing Mr. Trudeau, a former teacher, in a classroom, shutting off the Conservative ad on TV, and trying to take the high road.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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