LeDaro: Rob Ford Goes to Hollywood

 Rob Ford is gone Hollywood and is also going to the Oscars, he is quite the actor and his performance deserves an Oscar. He has been a train-wreck as a  mayor but very entertaining. Ford does love the attention – even if it is for drug use and crass behaviour. He must have enjoyed the ...

LeDaro: Jimmy Fallon Lampoons Rob Ford’s re-election bid

It is very funny.

LeDaro: Rob Ford running again

For the mayor of Toronto. He is confident he will win. 🙂

Musings on Canadian Politics: John Tory will save us from ourselves

John Tory announced today that he is considering campaigning to be Mayor of Toronto in 2014. All I can say is, thank god. “I’m being asked to think about [running for mayor] and I’m being honest enough to say I am,” Tory, told CP24. I say thank god because Toronto’s municipal politics desperately needs credible ...

Musings on Canadian Politics: Mayor of Toronto has wrong public relations “strategy”

If you’re a politician and have been accused of doing something that threatens your job and reputation try to avoid the issues confronting you. Lay low, be quiet and hope the crisis will go away. This is not the advice a communications professional should give a politician when a career threatening political problem engulfs them. ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Sad Spectacle

“This comes down to left-wing politics. The left wing wants me out of here and they’ll do anything in their power. I’m going to fight tooth and nail to hold on to my job. If they do for some reason get me out I’ll be running right back. As soon as the next election, if ...

Politics and its Discontents: Sometimes It Is Hard Not To Feel Smug

Many years ago, the singer Mac Davis wrote and performed a satirical song entitled “It’s Hard To Be Humble,” about a man so impressed with himself that he has no insight whatsoever into what a buffoon he really is. I sometimes think of that song when I ponder the shenanigans of Toronto’s chief magistrate, Rob ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Ongoing Failure Of Toronto’s Chief Magistrate

Admittedly, the ideological girth of Toronto’s chief magistrate makes him an easy target. Always outspoken, heedless of who he offends, with the political instincts of a brawler, Rob Ford has made it abundantly clear to most that he is incapable of growing in the job. But in my view, his problems go beyond his obvious ...

Politics and its Discontents: Mayor Rob Ford Won’t Attend Gay Outreach Event

But then again, would anyone really want this clown to attend their function? Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Rob Ford Issues Fatwa Against Star Reporter Daniel Dale

Now this is reaching absurdist proportions, even for the political circus that Toronto has become under its buffoon/mayor, Rob Ford. Recommend this Post

LeDaro: Mayor Ford of Toronto gets it from the vegans

This guy is a conjoined twin of Harper. They were separated at birth. He is so full of it – just like his twin Harper. Read the story here.