All too often the prime minister has found himself reacting to a series of dramatic events outside of his control. And it’s Justin Trudeau’s reaction to these events that have helped to define his prime ministerial brand.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is steering through the current of events as adeptly as he can and Bismarck would likely approve, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—Nineteenth century German Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck once said, “Man cannot control the current of events. He can only float with them and steer.”
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