Mr. Trudeau goes to Washington. It’s annoying how many times that line is being used but it is very fitting because just like Mr. Smith, Trudeau’s going to Washington to talk a lot, but is he going to accomplish anything?
It’s nice that Canada is getting a big state dinner and is getting a bit more attention than we normally do but there are some very substantive issues going on right now which should be a priority.
It might be a good idea for Trudeau to skip the fancy ballrooms and champagne and instead take the opportunity to develop good relationships with members of Congress and Senators.
They hold a lot of power. Ignoring them puts the future of our economic relationship with our biggest trading partner at risk.