When backed into a political corner, tell the truth
Too often, Justin Trudeau prefers to issue arrogant denials and elliptical non-answers that satisfy no one, embarrass his front bench and leave even friendly voters disappointed and cynical.
It is extremely hard to believe that Justin Trudeau was ignorant of allegations of sexual misconduct directed at former Canadian Forces chief, Jonathan Vance, earlier this year. But that is the prime minister’s story and he is sticking to it, no matter how many other reputations are harmed in the process, writes Susan Riley. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade