Posted on Mar. 9, 2017

    People Keep Comparing This Dutch Politician To Justin Trudeau

    Is it Tru, deau?

    This person, as you may know, is Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister.

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    And this fella is Dutch politician Jesse Klaver, leader of the Green Left party.

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    Do you see it?

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leader_of_GroenLinks

    People are saying the two — with their youth*, mops of dark, curly hair, and left-leaning positions — are pretty similar.

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    Peter Dejong / AP

    (* Trudeau is 45 while Klaver is 30.)

    In a recent interview with the Associated Press, Klaver was even asked about it, but "brushed off comparisons with Canada’s heartthrob prime minister."

    Peter Dejong / AP

    “I’m very jealous of Trudeau’s muscles, because I’m not as muscled as he is,” he told AP.

    Whatever you say, Klaver!

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    Peter Dejong / AP

    It's hard not to see.

    justin trudeau ====jesse klaver wie is de cloon???? #pvv @2dekamerpvv

    And people have some very ~specific~ opinions about it.

    Jesse Klaver, you're not fooling anyone. Your bum will never be as great as Trudeau's #carredebat

    1. But you tell us: Are Justin Trudeau and Jesse Klaver doppelgängers or nah?

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    But you tell us: Are Justin Trudeau and Jesse Klaver doppelgängers or nah?
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      Yes!
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      Nahhh.

    Lauren Strapagiel is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto, Canada.

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