As the Rob Ford scandal escalated from allegations of crack use to police surveillance to crack confirmation and beyond, The New York Times has been watching.
But after Ford was stripped of most of his powers and Toronto city council slid into chaos, Times editors decided to elevate the embattled mayor to front page news.
So after years of dominating headlines in Toronto and across Canada, Ford has finally made the big-time. Not to mention the international exposure thanks to interviews with CNN, Fox News and NBC.
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