There is a reality about politics. The least said on a contentious subject is usually the best option. It is a difficult endeavour for a leader to talk his or her way out of trouble. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should have known better with all those election-style town hall meetings last month.
There is something unique about political people who have tasted huge electoral success. Their egos inflate and they feel invincible. They believe the sound of their own voice is beautiful and that people can’t wait to hear it. They think they are so smart that they can literally roll up their sleeves, as Trudeau does, and convince people of the rightness of their ways. [Read more…]