Is Justin Trudeau Canada's new teflon man?
It appears that the Liberal leader's untimely joke about Ukraine doesn't seem to be affecting his popularity.
Late last month, in an interview with Radio Canada —after violent clashes that killed dozens in Ukraine — Trudeau said this: "It is very worrisome, particularly since Russia lost in [Olympic] hockey, they will be in a bad mood and we fear Russian involvement in the Ukraine."
It was a dumb comment -- Trudeau appropriately apologized.
Both the Tories and the New Democrats were quick to promote the story; the Conservatives even posted a video of the interview on their website.
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But new Nanos Research tracking numbers indicate that the incident didn't really hurt him.
"In the Nanos weekly Party Power Index, the Federal Liberals registered a score of 58 points out of 100, followed by the Conservatives at 51 points, the NDP at 49 points, the Green Party at 32 points, and theRead More »from New poll suggests that Justin Trudeau’s Ukraine joke didn’t hurt his popularity