It's our new Trumpian politics. It goes something like this. You get a famous name to make a controversial allegation against a well-known public figure and hope that it lights up Twitter.
Recently, a widely viewed news clip showed the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, rebuffing Justin Trudeau’s proffered handshake at the G20. But when the full clip of the incident was played, a very different impression emerged. Mr. Bolsonaro was approached by another leader just as Mr. Trudeau offered his handshake. After dealing with the other man, the Brazilian president turned back to Mr. Trudeau and they shared a hearty handshake.
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HALIFAX—So campaign 2019, the “Low Blows Election” has begun.
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NDP MP Daniel Blaikie says it's worth taking 'a little extra time' to understand the 'full implications' of the new NAFTA, as well as to look at how Canada can improve its internal international trade process.
The 'huge overstep by the Conservative Fund’ to fire executive director Dustin van Vugt has created ‘bad blood’ between the national council and the fund, says Yaroslav Baran, a former senior Conservative Hill staffer.