The politics of Trudeau’s shave
So, what can the opposition leaders do to alter the strategic situation and thus help their election chances? The answer is, they have to somehow make Justin Trudeau seem less likeable. That won’t be easy, but it’s doable. In the meantime, Trudeau will continue to relentlessly push his clean-shaven charm offensive.
Before, and after: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured left on June 4, and right, on June 30. When he shaved off his beard, it was a strong signal that the Liberals are getting election-ready. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia