October 1, 2014
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What I Learned From 24 Hours of Posing as Doug Ford on Ello

Doug Ford CP

It all started simply enough. I registered "Doug Ford" on Ello in jest. And then decided to start adding some friends. At which point, the fun began. I left the office with hundreds of email notifications from Ello, dozens of tweets and even an article in the Toronto Standard! Which is when things turned dark. Very dark. My 24 hours of being Doug Ford taught me 7 key things.

Canada Has 26 Advisers In Iraq, Not 69: Baird To NDP

John Baird
CP

Wynne Announces China Trip Amid Hong Kong Protests

Kathleen Wynne
Twitter: Kathleen Wynne

Disaster Assistance Team Ill-Suited To Help Ebola Crisis: Harper

Stephen Harper Christian Paradis
CP

Tories Defeat NDP Motion For Question Period Reform

Peter Van Loan
CP

Ford Discusses Chemo, Witnessing TTC Death

Rob Ford
CP/The Globe and Mail

Tories Overturn RCMP Move To Stop Wearing Fur Hats

Leona Aglukkaq
CP

Ezra Silent After Trudeau Apology

Ezra Levant
Sun News Network

Is Ottawa Tracking Canadian Extremists?

Isis
YouTube.com

Harper Signals Iraq Combat Mission Proposal Coming

Stephen Harper
CP

Rob Ford Spotted At Scene Of Fatal Streetcar Accident

Rob Ford Streetcar
Twitter

Chow Releases 'Heartwarming' Ad

Olivia Chow
YouTube: olivia chow

But Polls Suggest She's Way Behind

Ford Launches Rhyming Attack Ads

John Tory Doug Ford
CP

Baird: Canada Could Be In For Long Mission

John Baird Iraq
CP

Russia Fumes After Canada Snubs Space Officials

Walter Natynczyk
CP

Sun News Says Sorry To Trudeau

Sun News
HuffPost Canada

This Province Is About To Ban High-Volume Fracking

Pa Fracking
MCT via Getty Images

Senator Rescued After Accident In Norway

Canada Senate

CF-18 Jets To Get Upgrades

Rob Nicholson Cf18
CP

And Keep Flying Until 2025

He Thinks He Knows What Chinese People Want

Doug Ford Olivia Chow
Getty/Globe and Mail

But What Does She Think?

Cabinet To Debate Sending Jets To Battle ISIL

Stephen Harper John Baird
CP

Tories Thwart NDP Bid To Improve Question Period

Andrew Scheer
CP

PKP's Constitution-Communism Rant 'Bizarre': Quebec Premier

Pierre Karl Peladeau
PC

NDP MP Apologizes For Calling Minister 'Disgusting'

Leona Aglukkaq
CP
PATRICK BROWN

Tory MP To Keep Seat While Running For Ontario PC Leader

Patrick Brown Mp
CP

'We Need To Know Why These Groups Are Being Surveilled'

Northern Gateway Protest
CP

Bloc's Drop A Chance For NDP, Grits

Mario Beaulieu
PC

Head Of Native Women's Group Seeks Liberal Nomination

Michele Audette
CP

Feds Block Russian Delegate From International Space Conference

Oleg Ostapenko
AFP via Getty Images

Columnist: Expect Unexpected With PM's Election Timing

Stephen Harper 2011
CP

Why The CRTC Has Declared It's Ignoring Netflix, Google

Crtc Internet Prices Wholesale

New N.L. Premier Loses Cabinet Minister

Paul Davis
CP

Tory: Chow Will 'Never Be Happy' With My Transit Plan

John Tory Olivia Chow
CP

Trudeau Grits Woo High-Profile Aboriginal Leaders

Michele Audette
CP

Harper Gives EU Leaders $300,000 Plane Ride For Free

Harper Eu Plane 300 000
CP

'Political' Regional Offices Spur Concern

Jason Kenney
Keith Beaty via Getty Images

Spy Watchdog's Links To Big Oil Spark Complaint

Yves Fortier
CP

Crunch Time For Mulcair

Thomas Mulcair
CP

Kent: Canadian Businessman's Prison Sentence In Cuba 'Outrageous'

Peter Kent

33 MPs Not Running In 2015

Laurie Hawn
CP

Remains Of 4 WWI Soldiers From Winnipeg Regiment Identified

Canadian Flag
Mitch Diamond via Getty Images

He's Back

Rob Ford Ford Fest
Twitter/ReporterDonPeat

'We're Going To Need More At This Point To Defeat ISIL'

Isis
朝日新聞社

Harper: U.S. Asked Canada For Help In Iraq, Not Other Way Around

Stephen Harper Barack Obama
CP

Doug Ford's Subway Map Riddled With Spelling Errors

Doug Ford Subway Map
CP
CALANDRA

WATCH: Tory MP Tearfully Apologizes

Paul Calandra Crying
Parliament

Edmonton Just Hit Peak Geek With This Photo

Don Iveson Big Bang Theory
Twitter