This may sound like one of my many tongue-in-cheek posts. But it’s actually not. Believe it or not, Rob Ford has a serious shot at winning reelection as Mayor of Toronto this year. Indeed, through everything he’s maintained strong plurality support.
So what I’d heard was that Ford was hitting the gym, backing off the crack and basically getting his act together and running hard. Presumably back to the crack pipe afterwards, possibly even in time to bag another Golden Duke for 2014. (Sort of the Tom Hanks of the Golden Dukes.)
But apparently the Toronto insider who’s been telling me this may not have the full story since the Mayor got videotaped last night hammered and speaking in a mock Jamaican patois about something.
At first, the Mayor’s brother Doug Ford (who actually accepted the Duke on Rob’s behalf) said the video was of Rob but that it was an old video of Ford, from the crack days. But now Mayor Ford has come forward to concede that yeah, that was just Monday of this week and I was totally hammered. Actually, he said he only drank “a little bit.” But you watch the video and tell me.