Justin Trudeau’s ‘annus horribilis’: All the reasons why the October election can’t come soon enough

The Prime Minister’s threatened libel lawsuit against Andrew Scheer enhances the Opposition leader’s stature, and diminishes his own.

Scheer’s response — to allegations that he defamed the PM concerning the SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. scandal — was pitch perfect. At a Sunday afternoon press conference, he was passionate but unemotional. He looked Prime Ministerial, was lauded by all commentators and parties, and overnight became First Among Opposition Leaders.

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