How about a thought for the unionized auto worker, the smallish maker of vehicle parts, and the dairy farmer?
For much of the past few years, these extra special constituents of the political class were the centre of attention. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government went out of its way to include them in various trade negotiations, while opposition parties were always on standby to help amplify their misgivings.
We’re now past the halfway point of the election campaign and we’ve heard very little about automobiles and milk. Politicians have a new crush: first-time homebuyers, the spoiled brats of special-interest politics.
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