The scandal that has engulfed Justin Trudeau's government in recent weeks is, in many ways, a very Canadian affair: It involves no sex, violence or even allegations of personal enrichment. Rather, it centers on the question of whether the Prime Minister and his representatives improperly pressured his ex-minister of justice-a former Indigenous chief named Jody Wilson-Raybould-to back off the criminal prosecution of a well-connected Quebec-based engineering firm that has been charged with fraud and corruption. To be clear, no one is alleging that Trudeau and his minions flat-out ordered Wilson-Raybould to reverse her decision in the case. In true Canadian style, the badgering of the former justice minister seems to have been a largely passive aggressive exercise, with a succession of public figures reminding her about all the many, many jobs that might be lost in (politically sensitive) Quebec if she didn't reconsider her decision. And when she stuck to her principles and failed to...
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