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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

A liberal political triumph

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 6:57 AM

click to enlarge JUSTIN TRUDEAU
  • JUSTIN TRUDEAU
Well, I left the key word out of that headline: Canada.

The nine-year reign of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party came to a sudden and stunning end on Monday night at the hands of Justin Trudeau, the young leader of the Liberal Party.

Harper's heavy-handed style (can you think of any parallels in these parts?) fell out of favor. When I was in Canada this summer, Harper appeared publicly in hard-to-reach locales with scant notice to unfriendly press. Word got out somehow.

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