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Dangers ahead for Trudeau, if not all his fault 

By Susan Riley      

Justin Trudeau has two personality traits that have deeply harmed his prospects and are no one’s fault but his own. The first is a stubborn refusal to acknowledge a mistake. The second is that he appears to love the sound of his own voice, particularly before crowds of rapt young people, or in town halls. Eventually, people notice the flowery promises aren’t always matched by action.

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on May 30, 2019, on the Hill shortly before holding a joint press conference on the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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