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Giorgio Mammoliti And Gord Perks Almost-Fight Prompts Twitter Firestorm (VIDEO)

10/03/2012 04:17 EDT | Updated 12/03/2012 05:12 EST

Rob Ford has received plenty of negative attention since being elected mayor of Toronto in 2012, but two city councillors, Giorgio Mammoliti and Gord Perks, did their part Wednesday to take some of the heat off the man in charge of Canada's largest city.

The two men almost came to blows after Mammoliti questioned whether an ombudsman's report on whether the mayor exerted undue influence regarding city appointments was politically motivated. When the speaker asked Mammoliti to apologize he refused and stormed out of the chamber.

He returned later on and was confronted by an angry Perks, who got very close to Mammoliti.

Video of the incident is spreading across the Web and users on Twitter have been quick to declare this as just the latest proof that Toronto politics is descending into complete insanity. Check out some of the funniest, and saddest, tweets in the gallery below.

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