Damn. I've been trying to think of something nice to say about Rob Ford for soooo long.
It's the kind of guy I am. Always looking for the good in people. Or the pony in the manure.
And besides after calling him an incompetent buffoon, a crass and vulgar redneck, and a pathetic bigot, I figure I owe him one eh?
But it's no good. As hard as I try, I just can't put lipstick on a Con like that one.
But what I can do from now on, is call him Mayor Moron.
Mayor Rob Ford says he wants to banish everybody convicted of gun crimes from Toronto, not just immigrants. “I don’t care if you’re white, pink, or purple, I don’t care what country you’re from, I don’t care if you’re a Canadian citizen or not. All I’m saying is, if you’re caught with a gun and convicted of a gun crime, I want you out of this city,” Ford said on NewsTalk 1010 Thursday night during an interview in which he struggled to explain himself.
For surely anyone who reads the transcript of that interview, must come to the conclusion that Rob Ford is too dumb to be Mayor of a city as big as Toronto.
DOWNS: When did you ever deal with Immigration and Citizenship?
FORD: Well - any time. If you’re having problems in another country, they try to look at your status. I’m saying -
DOWNS: That’s Foreign Affairs.
FORD: Okay. Whoever it may be. That’s what I’m saying: maybe I’m not an expert on the ministries. But all I’m saying is, if it’s Foreign Affairs or if it’s Immigration and Citizenship, I want to talk to the PMO and find out, if we can - maybe we can’t - but I’m just trying to clarify that if you’re caught with a gun and convicted of a gun crime, I do not want you living in the city anymore. And to find out that information you have to go through the PMO, and that’s what I’m doing. I’m not an expert in this but I am trying to resolve the issue that’s at hand.
Or any city for that matter. For he's so incredibly stunningly stupid he straddles the boundary between being fed and being watered...
And should be removed from office, by whatever legal means necessary, as soon as is humanly possible.
Which of course is exactly the way I also feel about Jason Kenney. Who attached himself to Ford's ample behind, like a barnacle.
Shouted "I've got your
And made an idiot out of himself. Again.
While appealing to the lowest instincts of the Con base, who are spewing racist comments all over the internet.
But then why should we be surprised eh? When both men have profited handsomely from bigotry. Kenney's career was built on the rotting foundations of homophobia and xenophobia. And Ford was elected after vowing to keep the Tamil boat people from settling in Toronto.
First you pay the bigot. Then you pay the porker.
Ford’s failures especially hurt in a time of crisis, when residents look to their city leaders for guidance. It’s a matter of public confidence. When innocent people are dying, and even children are being shot, Toronto needs someone firmly in charge. It needs clear direction and a mayor with a sound understanding of what’s to be done. Instead, it has Ford — fumbling and flailing about — demonstrating only unrelieved ignorance and monumental insensitivity.
Oh boy. Who said the Cons aren't hogs?
Who said you don't get what you deserve?
Who the hell ever said, you can't put lipstick on a moron?
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