Barbara Kay: Trudeau's hypocrisy regarding foreign funding should be evident to all


Justin Trudeau has been embarrassed in the full glare of the international spotlight, caught in the act of being dissed by anti-progressive nobodies, the allies of a "fringe" group of deplorables. They made him look weak and indecisive, the worst thing for a leader with a tenuous grasp on power and an obsession with image.

Trudeau's famous "sunny ways" of yesteryear were always political theatre. The real Trudeau we see now is drawn to "steely ways" that slice through the time-consuming messiness of democracy to achieve his ends. If, to regain control, that means treating protesters as though they were terrorists, so be it.

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