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Rob Ford says the "Ford Fest" barbecue he is hosting this week is not a campaign event, even if robocall invitations to the
Torontonians agree with the majority of municipal councillors that Rob Ford needs to go. A new survey by Ipsos-Reid for CTV
Both before and during the previous election, it was clear that Rob Ford was racist, homophobic, and had problems with substance abuse and honesty. Nevertheless he won the election. We, all of us who care about justice and democracy, need to ask ourselves why this happened.
Rob Ford isn't a mistake. We like to think Canada is a tolerant nation, but the mayor's pride and prejudice is an accurate reflection of much of the city he leads. We like to imagine we're nothing like our neighbours to the south, but Toronto has its red states and its blue states; it has its Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum and Herman Cain wrapped up in one neat 330-pound package.