I am a fan of the selfie.
Not to brag, but I was doing selfies years ago with film cameras where you only got one shot to make the magic happen!
For me it has always been about capturing the moment in time as opposed to, look at me next to this or them.
Celebrity selfies are a totally different animal and we forcing us to ask ourselves what is the fine line between political leader and celebrity.
PM Trudeau recently took selfie with an individual who is under RCMP investigation for their involvement in the kidnapping of two American journalists in Syria in 2013 linked to Al Qaeda.
How do Canadians feel about their PM taking a selfie with a suspected terrorist?
That onion has many layers but let’s just look at his security and wellbeing.
Whatever your political views, no one wants any one put in harm’s way.
I’m not sure someone is at fault here but it does drive home the reality of the times we live in and the access we all have.
If we’re questioning how secure the PM is, should we be questioning his attention to our security?
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