FIRST READING: Trudeau acting like a PM who knows the end is nigh
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He has an increasingly defiant caucus, his approval numbers have been in the toilet for years and the very arc of history decrees that he can never win another election.
It’s why Ottawa watchers are beginning to speculate that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seems to be acting like a political leader who knows his days are numbered.
Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair — who once faced Trudeau in the opposition benches — wrote in a recent CTV column that the Liberals seemed to be infected by a “whole-of-government approach to incompetence” indicative of a PMO that has effectively given up.