John Ivison: The COVID mission is far from accomplished, despite Trudeau s latest feel-good message
|National Post 29 Jun 2020 at 19:47|
George W. Bush never did say “Mission Accomplished,” as he declared an end to major combat operations in Iraq. In fact he said: “Our mission continues.” But the giant banner that was used as a backdrop aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln trumpeted that bombastic message, and the incident became a byword for hubris.
Fortunately for Justin Trudeau, there were no banners proclaiming victory when he held his morning press conference Monday to update Canadians on the COVID pandemic.