We may have been duped on this file, but it is clearly in Canada’s best interests to stop being one.
Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo, and John Bolton are all making contradictory statements designed to appeal to different audiences. This is leading to some confusion as to the policy, but that is hardly something foreign to diplomacy, writes John Chenier. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia and Gage Skidmore
Dupe – verb: deceive; trick.
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In seeking to contrast his party with the Conservatives, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaned on familiar attacks, invoking the spectre of the Harper government’s decade in office and the unpopular Ford government.