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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is interviewed on Parliament Hill on Dec. 10, 2013.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is interviewed on Parliament Hill on Dec. 10, 2013.
(SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trudeau has cannily cast off Liberals’ Chrétien-era baggage

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The airy success of Justin Trudeau, unburdened by specific policies, must be maddening for his opponents. But that vague, light touch accomplished a key goal in 2013: he’s discarded baggage that’s weighed down his Liberal Party for years.