July 11, 2014

Pity Rob Ford When He's Out of Office

Andrew Coyne, Ottawa Citizen

The Associated Press

It is not my purpose here to deny that addiction is a disease, or that some people are born with a predisposition to it. All the same, it is a tricky line Ford is attempting to walk: just sick enough that he cannot be held responsible for his actions, but not so sick as to be disqualified from office. To suggestions that the stress of political life is perhaps not the best thing for a man in his condition, Ford replies the job is part of his therapy. “Keeping busy is the best thing for me.”

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