Once, it was common for politicians to hand out bottles of liquor for votes. Fistfights broke out during election campaigns. Even today, politicians who enter a campaign with intentions of keeping the bar high, often end up in the gutter with their opponent. Forgotten is that sage advice, “Never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty — but the pig enjoys it.”
However in terms of sheer cynicism, the 2021 election marked a new low in Canadian politics. in their cold determination to win at all cost, the Trudeau Liberal Party (TLP) threw principle out the window.