Why criticize the Saudi arms deal but support a trade agreement with China?

  • National Newswatch

It is hard to think of a government that has backpedalled as hard on as many fronts so soon after being elected as the Trudeau Liberals.It took the Chrétien government, it is true, only a month to renege on its promise to “renegotiate or abrogate” NAFTA. But it was a couple of years before it made the transition from austerity-bashing to deficit-slashing, and a year or two more before it finally admitted it had no intention of abolishing the GST.