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MULCAIR: Progressive voters, betrayed by Trudeau, weigh the alternatives

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Hasan Minhaj has Justin Trudeau’s number. The star of the hit Netflix comedy show Patriot Act was given access to Trudeau for the kind of sit-down interview Canadian journalists are rarely granted. Trudeau’s handlers no doubt figured their man would simply charm the American stand-up and score big with hip, savvy voters.

They forgot to view a few of Minhaj’s brilliant offerings on the Daily Show: this guy wields political humour like a Gamma Knife. Mr. Trudeau’s performance has been viewed millions of times and is indeed being talked about a lot, especially by young voters, just not in the way that the Liberals would’ve liked.

Minhaj zeroes in on one of Trudeau’s key broken promises: his Paris Accord pledge to reduce greenhouse gases in Canada. The result is priceless. Minhaj lets Trudeau recite his inane line that increasing oil production is a good way to fight climate change. Minhaj uses cold facts to demonstrate the absurdity of the idea,........

© Toronto Sun