OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau no longer looks invincible.
After showing a steady lead in public opinion surveys for more than two years after his surprise October 2015 election victory, Trudeau appears to be politically vulnerable. And that’s despite a buoyant economy, what’s seen as a steady hand in NAFTA trade talks with President Trump, and a weak political opposition.
“All of a sudden, we saw this drop,” said David Coletto, chief executive of Abacus Data, an Ottawa polling firm, referring to his company’s latest poll, completed in early March. “It’s the first time since Trudeau became prime minister that we have results showing the Conservatives slightly ahead.”
He was never invincible. He is every bit as shallow, every bit as incompetent and every bit the embarrassment we knew he would be. Aided in no small part by Canada’s media sycophants a lot of people were snowed.