Justin Trudeau's decision to lavish praise on a dinosaur like Castro is puzzling. It’s hard to present yourself as a leader of the future, when your public statements conjure up the past.
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently eulogized the late Fidel Castro, it basically had the effect of hurling the entire planet into a space-time continuum rift.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OAKVILLE, ONT.—When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently eulogized the late Fidel Castro, it basically had the effect of hurling the entire planet into a space-time continuum rift.
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