Whoever Succeeds Mulroney Is Already In Trouble On Trade

Public anger over North American free trade has helped claim its first political victim--Canada's Brian Mulroney. After more than eight years as Prime Minister, Mulroney has accepted the inevitable: He doesn't have a chance of being reelected. For months, his popularity has languished under 20%, the lowest of any Western leader. So, on Feb. 24, he told his Progressive Conservative Party that he will resign once it chooses a new leader in June.

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