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U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk as they meet in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada March 24, 2023.

REUTERS/Patrick Doyle

Biden and Trudeau: Stay or go?

If there were a political soundtrack this week for President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, it would likely be “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” from The Clash’s 1982 Combat Rock album. Both have been sloshing through terrible poll numbers and facing calls – from within their own houses – to step down. Should they? Are they both now liabilities to their parties?

Polls get pundits and populists panting, so let’s start today with this: Calm the heck down.

They are not going anywhere.

For now.

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