Trudeau’s in a hole, so he should probably stop digging
By Warren KinsellaApr. 15, 2019
Justin Trudeau’s libel lawsuit against Andrew Scheer is in no way defensible.
Justin Trudeau, pictured April 11, 2019, in Ottawa, has done many stupid things during the three months that LavScam has been a raging political dumpster fire, but none is as stupid as his decision to sue Andrew Scheer for libel, writes Warren Kinsella. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—The Globe and Mail’s John Ibbitson called it “needs-to-have-his-head-examined foolish.” The National Post’s Matt Gurney said it was “absolutely bonkers” and evidence of having “utterly lost [his] mind.”
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