The XX Factor

A Serious Look at Canada’s New Prime Minister–Designate

Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Oct. 20, 2015. Hello, Mr. Prime Minister.

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For lovers of progressive politics and luscious locks, moving to Canada just became an even more attractive option.

By attractive, I mean—well, I’ll let brand-spanking-new prime minister–designate and prime select cut of grade-A statesman Justin Trudeau make the argument. 

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Trudeau’s Liberal Party won a decisive victory in Monday’s election, besting the Conservatives by more than 10 points, and his piercing stare won a decisive victory over every single other thing in Canada.

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This political head of hair has come a long way to earn this triumphant moment, from a Pirates of the Caribbean shag-’n’-soul patch …

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… to a passionate hippie flop …

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… to a tight slickback that recalls the sexual menace of one Patrick Bateman …

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… to a trustworthy yet carefree coiffure.

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And his family! The Trudeaus are a beautiful bunch who enjoy playing with light sabers and looking adorable.

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Trudeau comes from equally charming, though slightly less dashing, stock—his ex–prime minister father Pierre dated Barbra Streisand and Kim Cattrall.

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Oh Canada, indeed.

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