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Justin Trudeau: The Opposition's Dream Target

Does Justin Trudeau have what it takes to lead the Liberal party out of third party status and into the light, back to "natural governing party" success? "While he has impressive achievements, they don't add up to a successful leader of a major Canadian political party. The missteps he's made will make an easy bullseye for a Conservative party that has been unafraid to stretch the truth to absurd lengths in the past. The NDP is not likely to give up the gains they have made without a fight, so attack ads from both camps are likely. In sum, Trudeau may indeed be the biggest liability the Liberal leadership contest has.

The Resurrection of Trudeau (Mania)

Well, the Thrilla on the Hilla may be over, but in the eyes of Canada's journalists, the real game's just getting started. The objective? Cobble together the most compelling narrative to explain why Justin Trudeau's unexpected smackdown of Patrick Brazeau actually represents something.
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Watching the Watchdog: Sun TV's Right vs. Left Jabs on Brazeau/Trudeau Fight

But apart from some perfunctory, conventional stuff in the daytime, Sun T.V. doesn't do news. Instead, it does reality TV and the scripted plot is -- only far right-wing politics can save Canada and yes, the world. Sun TV is a conscious conspiracy to destroy traditional ethical journalism in our democracy and replace it with reality TV based entirely on far right-wing fantasy.