December 4, 2013

Toronto Unleashes a Fordenstein Monster

Kelly McParland, National Post

The Associated Press

Rob Ford is having a great week. Maybe one of his best. Freed of any of the annoying inconveniences of being mayor, Mr. Ford has been doing the one thing he is really good at: enjoying himself, getting noticed and more-or-less campaigning full time for the job from which he just got the heave-ho.

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November 24, 2013
Forget Rob Ford -- Canada Is Full of Scandal
Diane Francis, New York Post
Toronto’s crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford is the most famous Canadian in the world. The Charlie Sheen of politics opens his mouth simply to change feet. He’s certainly worked over the Canadian brand, which isn’t... more ››
November 21, 2013
Why Rob Ford Is Dangerous
Terry Glavin, Ottawa Citizen
While Ford’s politics consist mainly of a crude populism that appeals most directly to what was once known as the lumpen proletariat, his record in the actual business of serving Toronto as its mayor shows nothing... more ››
November 23, 2013
Rob Ford, Non-Conservative
Globe and Mail
Rob Ford has been stripped of much of his power and, according to the latest polls, he’s likely to lose next year’s mayoral election. Rob Ford the man is much diminished. But Rob Fordism, the idea, endures. It’s an ideology... more ››
November 22, 2013
Rob Ford and the Canadian Culture Crisis
Rick Salutin, Toronto Star
Coverage of American media reports on Rob Ford is a reminder that Canadians will never stop obsessing about attention from the U.S. more ››
November 23, 2013
Canada Under Prime Minister Ford
Scott Feschuk, Maclean's
The year is 2021. A former stripper, recently appointed Governor General by Prime Minister Ford, prepares to deliver the Speech from the Throne. As is custom, the GG and PM share the floor of the Senate. Breaking with convention,... more ››