Poll shows Canadians think Trudeau is charismatic, weak, compassionate, arrogant, and bumbling

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      A new poll by the Angus Reid Institute shows that Canadians have mixed views about their prime minister.

      In advance of the G7 meetings in Charlevoix, Quebec, the polling company asked which adjectives described world leaders.

      Here were the results for Justin Trudeau: charismatic (45 percent), weak (31 percent), compassionate (31 percent), arrogant (28 percent), and bumbling (27 percent).

      A similar poll in 2014 found that 37 percent of respondents felt that Trudeau's predecessor, Stephen Harper, was arrogant and 39 percent described Harper as secretive.

      U.S. president Donald Trump was seen as arrogant by a whopping 64 percent of respondents in this year's poll. Other terms used to describe Trump included liar (62 percent), bully (61 percent), dishonest (56 percent), and corrupt (48 percent).

      Russian president Vladimir Putin was deemed to be corrupt by 63 percent of respondents, up from 52 percent in 2014.

      German chancellor Angela Merkel fared far better with the adjectives used to describe her. They included strong (42 percent), influential (37 percent), and credible (28 percent).

      The most commonly used adjective to describe Chinese president Xi Jinping was influential (27 percent), followed by secretive (24 percent) and strategic (24 percent).

      Forty-five percent of respondents didn't know who Xi was, compared to 61 percent back in 2014.

      Almost the same number, 44 percent, didn't know who Emmanuel Macron is. He was elected as the president of France in 2017.

      Even fewer respondents knew that Shinzo Abe is the president of Japan (64 percent), Narendra Modi is the prime minister of India (75 percent), and Michel Temer is the president of Brazil (90 percent).

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