My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton
Trudeau visited the Montreal Canadiens' dressing room on the eve of one of his elections... (must have been '74, now that I think of it.)
I never voted for Trudeau either, for some of the same reasons.
They do have some qualities in common.