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Old 11-18-2013, 01:00 PM   #76
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Here's the actual clip:

Extended: Ford imitates drunk driving | CTV Toronto News
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:14 PM   #77
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Isn't this how all mayors act?

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Old 11-18-2013, 02:16 PM   #78
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OK, that wasn't a laugh out loud moment. That's a moment that screams, WTF?

I heard this morning Ford wants to run for Prime Minister. Good luck, buddy
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Ford has a zero percent chance of surviving an election, right?
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Old 11-18-2013, 02:29 PM   #80
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You'd be wrong.

The greater Toronto area was amalgamated into one city about a decade ago. Because of this, Ford enjoys fervent support from people living outside the urban core, people that like him for being just like them, a real person with faults. Also, they like that he has apparently reduced their taxes. His support hovers around 30 per cent or so.

Now, depending on how many people run in the election (unlike the United States, we have more than two candidates) that could split the vote and that 30 per cent could help him win reelection.

Now isn't that a scary thought?
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But... there are people who would vote for him?
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I don't think he can win again, but I wouldn't be my life on it either.

He was also stretching out his quads during the Council meeting, lol.
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Surprising mobility for that size. I give him a third round grade and project him going to the Oakland Raiders at left guard.
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You'd be wrong.

The greater Toronto area was amalgamated into one city about a decade ago. Because of this, Ford enjoys fervent support from people living outside the urban core, people that like him for being just like them, a real person with faults. Also, they like that he has apparently reduced their taxes. His support hovers around 30 per cent or so.

Now, depending on how many people run in the election (unlike the United States, we have more than two candidates) that could split the vote and that 30 per cent could help him win reelection.

Now isn't that a scary thought?
He reduces taxes and provides good entertainment.

Yeah, some people look for that in a politician
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Old 11-18-2013, 03:24 PM   #85
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He also dressed like his SNL character today:

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This is certainly baffling behaviour, but the commentary on these things really annoys me. He didn't "run at and grab" or "attack" that Councillor. She got in his way while he was actin' a fool and he grabbed her so she didn't fall to the ground.
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Yeah, that bugged me too even though initially it made it even more hilarious.
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I must say though, taking away all of his mayorial responsibilities just gives him more time to do reckless shit.
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Can he be appointed as Jester of Toronto?
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He's got bobble head dolls.
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