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Many can't help but think that Kimmel and the entire world are laughing at, rather than with, Toronto's mayor. That's exactly
Controversial, bombastic Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is running for re-election in 2014 — as promised. Ford officially registered
Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale is dropping legal action against Rob Ford after accepting a second apology the Toronto
Alright, let's bring everyone up to speed about what's happening in Canada's biggest city. On Tuesday morning, Toronto Mayor
If what Rob Ford has been saying about Daniel Dale is untrue, as Dale insists, then I don't blame the reporter for initiating legal action in an effort to protect his reputation. However, I do take issue with his insistence that it's fine for him to remain on the city hall beat for the Toronto Star while he does so. A reporter should be as impartial as possible, which means at a minimum he should have no obvious conflicts with the subjects he's reporting on. And there are few conflicts more obvious than being on the other end of a lawsuit with someone. Dale can't provide objective coverage about Ford at the same time that he's suing him.
Mr. Dale now has indicated that he will sue Mr. Ford on the basis of his comments on my show, with the support of his employer. Anyone who has had small children knows the concerns of lurking strangers, and all of us who have been hounded unmercifully in our homes by the media know how unutterably provoking it is. The notion that the mayor had insinuated that Dale was a pervert was a confection uniquely of his colleagues at the Star, and he has his colleagues to thank for whatever stigmatization he feels he has suffered.
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Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale will sue Rob Ford for saying that the journalist took inappropriate photos of the mayor's
Rob Ford is not backing down from his vile suggestion that a Toronto Star reporter leaned over his fence and took photos
Dale also tweeted after the show, thanking followers for their support. The journalist denounced Ford's remarks in an interview