So far, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has been — let's say 'guarded' — with regard to sharing his platform for the 2015 election campaign.
One thing he has talked about is being a champion for the middle class who, Trudeau says, are mightily struggling in Canada.
That stance, however, has given both the Conservatives and New Democrats some easy attack lines.
The Conservatives have chided Trudeau for not being able to define what 'middle class' is while NDP leader Thomas Mulcair recently suggested that the Liberal leader doesn't "know what middle class means" because he's never been there.
Well, now there's a third line of attack thanks to a New York Times report that claims that Canada's middle class is doing relatively well under the Harper government.
"After-tax middle-class incomes in Canada — substantially behind in 2000 — now appear to be higher than in the United States. The poor in much of Europe earn more than poor Americans," notes the report, released on Tuesday.
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