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MALCOLM: Trudeau's fake feminism has been exposed

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14.02.2019

Any questions about whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sincere in his supposed feminism were thrown under the bus alongside former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould this week.

Trudeau talks a good game when it comes to his feminism.

He basks in the adulation of declaring himself a male feminist to crowds of adoring elites at international conferences and the UN.

He appointed women to half the positions in his cabinet. Not because of merit or fair representation — women comprised 28% of elected MPs in last election — but because, as Trudeau put it, “it’s 2015.”

Equity feminism, which emphasizes equality of outcome rather than equality of opportunity, was all the rage in 2015, so apparently, no further explanation was required.

But for all the intersectional points Trudeau scored for this stunt, his ongoing behaviour reveals that his feminism is as sincere as his apology to the........

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