Is Trudeau just like Romney?
Should he win the Liberal leadership race, can the Conservatives peg Justin Trudeau, with “Mitt Romney disease”? By that I mean, can he be characterized as out of touch with the little guy?
Asked on CTV whether he feels he has ever lived a middle class life, Trudeau said, “I was a high school teacher for five, six years in Vancouver. I drove a beat up old car. It was a twenty year old Mercedes that had pieces falling off of it. I lived in an apartment with a roommate.” He went on to say: “I don’t pretend to have ever had a worry about where my next rent cheque was coming from and I am very lucky that way.” Justin’s father was born into a rich family, and Justin has inherited political and social connections unavailable to almost anyone. He is a Trudeau, after all.
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