Pity poor Justin Trudeau. He shows strong evidence of childhood deprivation—unfamiliarity with, or at least failure to understand the lesson of, Yertle the Turtle. This also means that he is unprepared to appreciate the delicious irony involved in that the lowly turtle at the bottom of Yertle's proletarian heap that burped and brought him down was named "Mack."
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