Rob Ford Ruling Quotes: Toronto Mayor, Clayton Ruby, Paul Magder And More React

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, center. talks to media at city hall in Toronto, Monday, Nov.26, 2012. A judge has found Ford, the mayor of Canada's largest city, guilty of conflict of interest and has ordered him removed from office. (AP Photo/THE CANADIAN PRESS, Nathan Denette) | AP

TORONTO - A judge on Monday ordered Mayor Rob Ford out of office for violating conflict of interest rules. Some quotes:

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"I'm gonna fight tooth and nail to hold onto my job and if they do for some reason kick me out I'll be running right back as soon as the next election is." — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.


"It is difficult to accept an error-in-judgment defence based essentially on a stubborn sense of entitlement (concerning his football foundation) and a dismissive and confrontational attitude to the integrity commissioner and the 'code of conduct'." — Superior Court Justice Charles Hackland.


"I don't think he's evil. He just can't tell the difference between right and wrong." — Ken Garnum, citizen.


"We as citizens are responsible for each other, and that means standing up and doing what is right." — Paul Magder, businessman who filed the conflict of interest case against Ford.


"It is tragic that the elected mayor of a great city should bring himself to this: Rob Ford did this to Rob Ford." — Lawyer Clayton Ruby.


"The people are going to speak. I'm not going to have people who say, 'You can't do this, you can't do that'. I'm going to fight for the taxpayers like I always have." — Mayor Rob Ford.

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