Wilson-Raybould story could pose election hurdle for Trudeau’s feminist brand: strategists
By Emily HawsFeb. 20, 2019
Being viewed as untrustworthy 'could really hurt him with women and that could be a major problem in places...where you’ve got a lot of suburban female votes,' says former Conservative staffer Kate Harrison.
The scandal surrounding former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould hits Team Trudeau right in its feminism and reconciliation brand, say strategists of all stripes. That brand damage could have an impact come the October election, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has particularly strong support amongst women. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The SNC-Lavalin scandal has been a direct hit to the Liberal brand of feminism and reconciliation, according to strategists, with some saying it has the potential to hurt Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s support amongst women in the October election.
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