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KINSELLA: Trudeau ad actually a load of hooey

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Made Canada great again?


Let’s say you are a big advertising executive. You’ve got a big office, all glass and chrome, and a great view of Parliament Hill.

One sunny morning, some Liberal Party apparatchiks come to see you. They want you to look at their idea for the party’s 2019 campaign advertising. One of the factotums reaches into his/her shiny new government-issue briefcase. He/she holds up a black and white, close-up photo of Justin Trudeau.

At the bottom of the photo, these words: Actually Made Canada Great Again.

“What do you think?” the lead Grit fart-catcher asks. “Isn’t it great?”

Abruptly, the room wheels around you. It suddenly feels warm. You can’t breathe.

The ad, as it turns out, doesn’t yet have the official imprimatur of the Liberal Party of Canada on it, but it’s been popping up – like a summertime weed, perhaps – on the social media of assorted Liberal candidates and enthusiasts. They all think........

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