Real leaders can handle a little rain

November 12, 2018   US Politics, Politics
Trudeau in 2017 (The Guardian)      

As we sit here in the rain, thinking how uncomfortable we must be these minutes as our suits get wet, and our hair gets wet, it's all the more fitting that we remember on that day in Dieppe the rain wasn't rain, it was bullets. Canadian prime minister Trudeau who dispensed with his umbrella mid speech in Dieppe last year

Ludovic Marin / AP   Where's the US? (The Guardian)      

Someone was conspicuously absent from the procession of world leaders who gathered last week in Paris to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Oh wait, they said leaders. Nevermind.