We’re certain that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau does more than just attend pride parades while wearing Ramadan-themed socks and build pillow forts in his office — it just seems that way to those of us in the States.
And while the U.S. was struggling to work out a tax reform plan and respond to another missile launch by North Korea, Trudeau was again up to some serious — and seriously woke — business.
— CTV Vancouver (@CTVVancouver) November 28, 2017
As President Trump continues to watch the courts eat away at his ban on transgender troops, Trudeau was offering a formal apology to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirit Canadians who had suffered oppression under any of the government’s federal programs.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) November 28, 2017
Cue all the posts from folks who murmured about moving to Canada if Trump were to win, asking if Trudeau could be our president too.
Can you please come be the leader of our country, too?
— Jen Tidwell #FANDRAS_FANBUS (@neverheardofjen) November 28, 2017
You are the kind of leader that the rest of the world needs to follow. DJT can only lead us to ruin. Please pray for us.
— Steven P Bowers (@cardnut23) November 28, 2017
— Rebelyn (@rebelyn324) November 28, 2017
I love you!!!
— natalia (@najide20) November 28, 2017
Have we ever apologized to LGBTQ, blacks or our Native Americans? Have we ever admitted that we were wrong? Have we ever admitted that we committed atrocities against them? Have we ever said we are sorry and we will never let this happen again? We should.
— Indivisible RentonWA (@IndRentonWA) November 28, 2017
— babysophiecat🎄🎄🎄 (@Sophia79721530) November 28, 2017
Thank you, sir, for demonstrating that there are still good men and good leaders who speak with wisdom and heart.
— Natalie Nicole (@NatalieNicole) November 28, 2017
Thank you Mr. Trudeau. I for one see empathy and kindness as a strength. Canada must lead the world in human rights and freedoms, and must insist on moving forward.
— Christine Delaney (@Sephoramoon) November 28, 2017
Hey @realDonaldTrump …
This is how a REAL leader acts.
— 🖕Liberally Blonde🖕 (@Lady_Sisyphus22) November 28, 2017
I would like to be an honorary Canadian, please?!!!! 🙌🏻🌈
— PRR#TheResistance #Ω (@PRRisk333) November 28, 2017
To my Canadian friends – can you remind me what it’s like to have a real leader? It’s been almost a year and I’ve forgotten 🙁
— Kyle (@AIFAN1234) November 28, 2017
@realDonaldTrump Bravo. This is how progressive, advanced, civilized people act. If only we had this kind of leader in the states…
— zoe (@katzoecat) November 28, 2017
I am so glad that I live in a country where the government is willing to apologize for its actions and chooses to learn from its mistakes and move forward and do the right thing 😃 thank you Prime Minister Trudeau😘
— ⛄wittynwonderful⛄ (@WittynWicked) November 28, 2017
Never ever would Trump say something like this 😳 He only tweets insults and degradations 😵 Why can't the US find a president like you?
— Barbara Ingram (@Bingram0214) November 28, 2017
This is what a leader sounds like. Take note, @realDonaldTrump
— nevertheless❄️ (@mopolitics13) November 28, 2017
That is what a world leader does. I'm proud to be a Canadian🇨🇦❤️
— Melody Mayberry (@melomayb) November 28, 2017
I ❤️ that @JustinTrudeau includes 2-Spirit people in the community list. Way to go, Canada. A proper act of contrition for past wrongs.👏🏻🌈🇨🇦
— Lucy Burton (@swirlOsquirrel) November 28, 2017
This is how a leader leads. Thank you Justin Trudeau. May our country follow in your footsteps.
— Coach Ronit (@CoachRonit) November 28, 2017
Stop apologizing! Go be a leader. There are better things to put your words into!
— Zechariah Merta (@zmerta12) November 28, 2017
Hey, how’d you get in this thread?
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