Canada’s Justin Trudeau is fighting for his political life

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waves goodbye as he boards his plane at Joint Base Andrews, Md., March 11, 2016. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua R. M. Dewberry.

Not long ago, Justin Trudeau was being fawned over by the left for his youthful charisma and progressive politics. He was seen as the anti-Trump, Obama-like bastion of progressive liberalism when he rose to power four years ago. But as Canada holds elections today, Trudeau could lose to Andrew Scheer, a conservative and the leader of the opposition.