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The trouble is that recent years have invigorated the mayor's brand of hyperbole politics. It pays out in spades for those willing to join the bandwagon and echo the "us versus them" chorus. Its cronies transcend party lines; its victims and resisters fade quickly from memory ("not a leader", anyone?). It is the Ford Nation creed. A new, normalized nastiness has imbued the body politic, harshly demarking who is "one of us" and who is to be cast aside. Its candidates bob in the fickle surf of prejudice or fashionable platitudes, instead of wading into their own vision or fair-minded convictions.
This may be the best before-and-after weight loss picture we've ever seen. Matthew Wong, a telecommunications worker who
Jimmy Kimmelhad his fun with Rob Ford. Now it's the late-night host's turn to appear on the Toronto's mayor's own talk show