Justin Trudeau arrives to speak to the media at the national press gallery in Ottawa, Ontario. Agence France-Presse
Must our politicians disappoint? That is the question that is keeping some of us on the liberal left up at night. The latest let down is Justin Trudeau. While Trudeau was never as left wing as many of us economically, his leadership style on social issues did seem like a breath of fresh air. He appeared to be willing to take action that went against the narrative of the day, making genuinely tough decisions on issues like immigration where the easy option would have been to turn people away.
Right after 9/11, my mom started wearing the hijab in Sarnia, Ontario — a town with little diversity on the US border. She had made a conscious and unilateral decision to do so, despite the reservations and anxiety my father and I shared about the potential ramifications of her choice. After all, there had been a spike in hate crimes
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