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There are rules you have to follow, and rules that you control. The rules that allowed Justin Trudeau’s two most senior aides to claim more than $200,000 in relocation expenses gave the Prime Minister total discretion.

That’s what makes Mr. Trudeau’s defence of the payouts – over two days – so maddening. The sums weren’t paid out because of the rules. They were paid out because the PM said it was okay.

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