Rob Ford Patois

Ford's Drunken Stupors Are His Greatest Strength

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgHopefully by now we all grasp the concept that Rob Ford maintains his 47 per cent approval rating as much because of his personal flaws as in spite of them. If you're part of the Ford Nation rainbow coalition of indigent immigrants and lower-class suburban whites, chances are you see an awful lot of yourself in the man. Uncomplicated class appeal is not the only reason for Ford's popularity, of course. But it's certainly reason enough to remain bullish on the man's chances for re-election.

'I'm Calling Rob Ford, Robert Lion': Musicians Tweet, Remix Patois Video

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Music

Last Saturday night, Drake cracked a joke about Toronto, "where the rappers are polite and the mayor smokes crack." Mere days later, that joke has eve...


CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

The latest video of an intoxicated Rob Ford features the Toronto mayor at a fast-food restaurant, ranting in a Jamaican-style patois.  Among the wo...

Rob Ford Almost Makes Up For Justin Bieber

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada TV

TORONTO - The latest controversial video featuring Toronto Mayor Rob Ford provided fresh material for at least one late-night television host Tuesday ...

The Assassination Of Language By The Mayor Robert Ford

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The words are slurred and drawled, trailing off haphazardly into the middle of a barely coherent tirade.But the Jamaican swear words pepperi...

WATCH: Bizarre New Ford Video Emerges

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

A bizarre new video of Rob Ford has been posted to YouTube that appears to show the Toronto mayor attempting to speak in Jamaican dialect. Ford adm...