The lunatics are in charge of the asylum down south and the only safe response is the one Trudeau and his people have adopted: remain calm, answer absurd accusation with quiet argument and wait for the storm to pass. In this, he will have Canadians on his side.
Kevin O’Learyended his long-distance campaign for the Conservative Party leadership last week, after skipping almost every debate (but never missing a U.S. television gig). The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GATINEAU, QUE.—After an extraordinarily eventful week in politics, we are down to two main choices: Justin Trudeau or the crazy people.
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.