Wag the Doug
#13 Doug Ford Is Toxic To Andrew Scheer
Justin Trudeau won't stop saying "Doug Ford" while Andrew Scheer is going to absurd lengths to avoid acknowledging the Ontario Premier's existence whatsoever. So we take a look at how Doug is playing a role in the federal election.
September 25, 2019

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