Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will skip Fidel Castro’s funeral after receiving a worldwide mocking on Twitter. BBC:
Canada will be represented by Governor General David Johnston at a memorial service in Havana on Tuesday. Mr Trudeau’s decision comes after his initial statement on Castro’s death was mocked worldwide.
Over the weekend, the hashtag #trudeaueulogies trended after the prime minister’s office released a statement referring to “Cuba’s longest serving President” as a “remarkable leader” for whom the Cuban people had “a deep and lasting affection”.
A selection of some good ones:
All in all, a good reminder that however well radical chic plays in liberal enclaves, it doesn’t work well with the public at large…