This National Observer cartoon certainly captures the essence of Andy "Chuckles" Scheer for an article that asks an important question, "Will Andrew Scheer Ruin Canada?"
It's the usual stuff. He's a wimpy clone of Harper, in bed with Canada's fossil fuelers, joined at the hip with Ezra Levant's Rebel Media, a rabid social conservative of no real substance or consequence and - he may be our next prime minister. Still it's worth a read.
When the Tories chose Scheer everyone thought Justin was pre-ordained to enjoy a second majority government. Might as well appoint a placeholder to endure the electoral indignity. Who better than the nondescript Scheer? Only thanks to a few blunders - SNC-Lavalin, the 'blackface' business and such - and Trudeau's failure to deliver his promised electoral reform, Scheer rose from irrelevant to a contender. Way to go Justin. He's pretty and he knows how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Geneticists may claim JT gets half his genes from Margaret and half from Pierre but I'm not buying it.
Still, Scheer does have more than a passing resemblance to this guy: