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There's an old joke in political circles that says a racist is what you call someone who is winning an argument against a leftist.

The idea of course being that if you're using logic and facts to box your political opponent into a corner, they'll turn around and randomly call you racist or reach for some other below the belt tactic to malign your character and sneak away from having to deal with the actual issue at hand.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used such a cheap shot earlier this week when faced with questions from Conservative leader Andrew Scheer on the government's position on reintegrating Islamic State adherents from Canada who've since returned home from battle.


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