If Prime Minister Justin Trudeau goes around calling Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, 'a Harper clone,' he might unwittingly be giving the Conservative leader a boost.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Branding Mr. Scheer as a 'new Harper' likely won’t instill fear into the hearts of Canadians. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—I have a confession to make; sometimes, when doing “punditry,” I feel a little bit uncomfortable when I openly criticize political party strategists.
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