Trudeau’s blackface debacle complicates the whole picture, but the crucial question remains whether young Canadians, particularly those alarmed by climate change, will make their positions felt on Oct. 21.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 18 during a scrum on his campaign plane in which he apologized for having previously donned blackface and brownface. Trudeau’s insensitive costuming mistakes from the past are putting the election choice in sharper relief, writes Les Whittington. Screen capture of an Associated Press video
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s theatricality and mindless whimsy have cost him dearly.
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