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Feminist PM has painted himself into a corner

By Rosie DiManno      

Justin Trudeau’s alleged fall from grace, knocked off that upright uptight pedestal of piety by media regurgitation of a purported groping incident from 18 years ago, is not so much a #MeToo moment as a GOTCHA moment, certainly from predictably hostile quarters making a helluva stink about it.

Thing is, zero tolerance is a bludgeon, heedless of nuance and the often fraught, tangled, abstruse interplay between human beings. Now he’s been hoisted by his own immaculate petard, writes Rosie DiManno. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

TORONTO—I like the 2000 version of Justin Trudeau a whole lot better.

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