embarrassing international incident, an Italian newspaper showed Justin Trudeau
in blackface with the headline, This buffoon wants to teach us lessons , after
he lectured the Italian prime minister about LBGT rights at a G7 conference in
rejected Trudeau s criticism and said that the Liberal leader had fallen
victim to fake news and propaganda, and even said that his assessment
"doesn't correspond to reality." Sky News
Trudeau s critique on Friday came in response to news that Meloni s government told Italian city councils to only list biological parents on birth records, rather than listing same-sex couples. Meloni has been heavily criticized by LGBTQ rights groups for statements she made before and after her election, including that only heterosexual parents should raise children.
While some may disagree with her comments, it is an internal domestic matter and it is inappropriate for our Prime Minister to publicly lecture a foreign leader on their opinions because they don t agree with his personal views.
claiming to be a feminist, which is idiotic enough, Trudeau is increasingly
perceived as a hectoring grandstander and a hypocrite with his holier than
thou attitude. During his trip to
Trudeau s record on this front is complicated by the SNC-Lavalin scandal, Collier says. When Trudeau named Jody Wilson-Raybould as the minister of justice in October 2015, she became the first Indigenous person to hold the job. Then, he shuffled her to veterans affairs in January 2019, a move widely perceived as a demotion well before the scandal itself became public.
She resigned as veterans affairs minister in February. In March, Treasury Board president Jane Philpott announced she, too, would step down from cabinet. In early April, Trudeau kicked both women out of the Liberal caucus, saying: The trust that previously existed between these two individuals and our team has been broken . But it was widely viewed that they thrown under the bus as scapegoats.