Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle was based on bad advice. Whoever recommended the demotion of Raybould-Wilson should bow out. Trudeau made the decision but, ultimately, hubris on the prime minister’s team is costing him.
Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured on Jan. 14, 2019, at Rideau Hall with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, was right to be irked about the move. As a good soldier, she said all the right things about her new portfolio but her body language made it very clear. This was neither a welcome, nor a lateral move.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—It was a self-inflicted bad week for the Liberals.
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