"For all his experience elsewhere, that connection to community as a politician, while deeply informed by his years as a beat cop, is a different experience when you're asking for people's vote," Trudeau said.
"One of the things you've all seen from me over the past two years is that I have dedicated myself to trying to draw great people into politics," Trudeau said to explain Blair's appearance
You know the kind of guy who admits he like Harpers tough on crime agenda while at the same time tap dances around the issues of Human Right abuses during the G20 summit. BUT BUT BUT
"We had a very, very truncated period of time in which to prepare. There was very little time to train our officers and put them through various scenarios, but we did our best. And I acknowledge that we faced some very significant challenges, particularly when violence began to occur and the destruction of property," Blair said.
"I know that the citizens of my city and across this country had concerns about how that event was policed. As the chief of police in Toronto, it was my responsibility to try to answer those questions."
Which he never did. Good thing this Trudeaus kinda guy.