Rex Murphy: Perhaps Justin Trudeau’s India trip could have been salvaged with some elephants?

Rex Murphy: Perhaps Justin Trudeau’s India trip could have been salvaged with some elephants?

Now of course, the Indian government, being composed of adults, has utterly rejected the Pink Panther theory of Atwal the Assassin’s presence, without qualification calling it “baseless and unacceptable.” Back in Canada the government continues to back the travesty account, resulting in the grim spectacle of Ralph Goodale (who was quite coherent in a previous administration) reduced to gibbering non-sequiturs and patent nonsense to the press corps on Thursday afternoon. In that exchange Mr. Goodale had a choice to make between his dignity and sticking to the talking points. Alas, the talking points triumphed.

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