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Rob Ford crack video won't prove crack use, his lawyer says

  1. Alien Sex Fiend

    Rob Ford's lawyer Morris urged police to release the video alleged to show the Toronto mayor smoking crack cocaine, and suggested Ford was smoking another substance, such as marijuana or tobacco.
    Dennis Morris said in an interview with CBC News that Ford is "innocent of any allegations made about his smoking crack cocaine."
    He also said neither police nor the Toronto Star reporters who say they have viewed the video can confirm the substance being smoked on the video is crack.
    "No one is going to approach the media with a video saying he's smoking tobacco or marijuana — it's not salacious enough," said Morris. "It's not going to sell newspapers, it's not going to make headlines all over the world."
    (Listen to the interview with Morris by clicking on the audio file at the top of this story.)
    "In my view the reporters from The Toronto Star have probably never smoked crack cocaine as [have] probably 99 per cent of our citizenry," said Morris. "For someone to approach them asking a large sum of money, would it make more sense to say 'I have a video of the mayor smoking crack cocaine, or have a video of the mayor smoking perhaps tobacco, or marijuana? Which one would you be interested in if you're going to buy a video?"
    Morris's comments come one day after Toronto police Chief Bill Blair said police have in their possession "a digital file that contains video images which appear to be those images which were previously reported in the press."
    Those statements are thought to confirm the existence of a video the two Star reporters say they've viewed, and that the newspaper has reported shows Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. Ford denies being crack addict.
    But speaking with CBC on Friday, Morris suggested the video does not show Ford smoking crack.
    "I urge the police chief to state under oath that he has seen a video of the mayor smoking crack cocaine," said Morris.
    A week after reports of the tape broke in May, Ford said he could not comment on a tape that doesn't exist and denied he's a crack addict.
    Reports about the tape triggered a massive police surveillance effort focused on Ford and his associates. Details of that police work made public Thursday show police tracking Ford and others with hidden cameras, undercover officers and airplane surveillance.
    Ford's friend and occasional driver Alexander Lisi, who the surveillance shows made multiple calls and conducted clandestine meetings with Ford in the days after the story broke, is facing a charge of extortion and will appear in court today.
    Police spokesperson Mark Pugash responded to Morris's comments Friday with a statement saying police do not plan to release the tape.
    "Chief Blair has said, repeatedly, that we will put evidence before the courts and it is up to them to decide what is released," he said.

    Source: Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/news/city_ha...story_behind_the_bombshell_investigation.html
    By: Kevin Donovan


  1. Alien Sex Fiend
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford gave a one-minute statement Thursday following the bombshell announcement that Toronto police have possession of the video that allegedly shows the mayor smoking crack cocaine. I have no reason to resign - was the topic.
    Police also announced a charge of extortion, to go along with previous drug charges and gun charges, against Ford family friend and the mayor's personal driver Alexander Lisi, who was caught up in a large drug and gang sweep called Project Traveller(30million dollars in drugs and 40 semi-authomatic weapons stashed at a safe house, 48 people arrested). Ford himself has not been charged with anything. There is enough evidence to support the crown's claim that Lisi provided Ford with drugs Ford could not obtain himself due to his position. In his brief statement, the mayor said, "I think everyone's seen the allegations against me today," and noted that while the matter is before the courts "that's all I can say right now."
    But what are his options as this controversy unfolds? Can he simply, again, try to brazen it out as he did earlier when two media organizations, citing unnamed sources, reported on the alleged video?

    City councillor Jaye Robinson, a former member of Ford's executive committee, told the CBC that at this point city council does not have the power to make the mayor step down. "The only option before the city is for the mayor to step aside" on his own, Robinson said.
    The Ontario government can remove a mayor from office, but only after a conviction for a criminal offence. Without that, Municipal Affairs Minister Linda Jeffrey said today, "There's nothing we can do at this point," adding, "I'm not going to speculate on what the next steps will be."
    That is exactly what Ford did Thursday in his brief scrum before retreating into his office away from shouting reporters.
    Another possible option for the mayor would be to go on the offensive.
    "When he's been in the midst of allegations before, his tack has been to go on the offensive, so I imagine he will do something similar," Dotan predicts.
    "He is notoriously reluctant to offer explanations when it comes to allegations and questions he's not comfortable with."
    That was how she saw Ford's performance after the allegations of a video showing the mayor smoking a crack pipe first emerged six months ago.
    "Number one, there is no video, so that's all I can say," Ford repeatedly said on his radio show in Toronto , adding, "You can't comment on something that doesn't exist."

    Now that police have confirmed that they have the video, recovered off a hard drive from which it had been deleted, Ford may consider whether to go after the police and Chief Blair, who called what he saw in the video "disappointing."
    Ford, however, has historically been an ally of the police, as are many of his supporters. So if he challenges the police role in these developments he might have to walk a fine line. It is stressed that while Lisi has been charged with extortion, the victim of the alleged extortion is yet unannounced (although police said the charge is connected to the video). As a result, since Lisi "may or may not have done things to hurt Rob Ford that he had no idea he was doing, how can you hold Rob Ford accountable for that?" Morris, Ford's lawyer wondered. He also noted that "people have to remember [Ford] is not alleged to have done anything wrong, he himself is not charged with any criminal offence. Will Rob Ford loose support? There is another year before the election."
  2. Moving Pictures
    This is classic. There's going to be a video of him smoking *something* out of a crack pipe but now his people are going to claim it's tobacco or to mitigate the damage, marijuana. "Well no, Toronto citizens, Mr. Ford does not smoke crack. That's tobacco in a glass stem. Don't believe that? Okay, it's just pot then.". Lol, this guy is a fucking trip and a half.
  3. Alien Sex Fiend
    it will be pretty ironic if he gets away with it admitting he smoked weed from a crack pipe, because just two years ago Ford himself demonized medical cannabis and banned the Weed Parade that took place on April the 20th in a downtown park.
  4. Incarnate
    Rob Ford is Hilarious, he can get away with anything. I wonder what will happen to him---- I don't care if he gets charged with anything, I'll just be pleased if he gets expelled from office.
  5. Calliope
    In my humble opinion Rob Ford is a douchebag of the first order, and it has nothing to do with any alleged drug use, though I suppose the IMMENSE hypocrisy of such use given his sneering anti-harm reduction attitudes does connect the two.

    Coverage of this story from the NYTimes:

    Recovered Video of Mayor Roils Toronto

    [IMGR="white"]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35651&stc=1&d=1383417111[/IMGR]OTTAWA — Canada’s largest city, Toronto, was in political turmoil on Thursday after the police said they had recovered a video apparently showing Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.

    During a televised news conference, Chief William Blair of the Toronto police said technicians had recovered the video on Tuesday from deleted files on a computer seized during a series of drug- and gang-related arrests this year.

    In May, Gawker and The Toronto Star reported that they had been shown the video several times by a man who was trying to sell it. A subsequent attempt by Gawker to buy the video failed, and Mr. Ford has repeatedly, and defiantly, denied using crack and said no such video existed.

    In the six months since, it appeared that the video and allegations involving Mr. Ford’s behavior were fading as a political issue and that the mayor had re-established his political following among right-of-center voters. But confirmation that the video exists prompted calls for his resignation from some City Council members, several prominent Toronto residents and the city’s four daily newspapers.

    While Chief Blair did not describe the video at the news conference, he confirmed that the mayor appeared in it and that its contents were “consistent with what has previously been reported,” apparently a reference to the Gawker post and the Toronto Star articles.

    The chief said there was nothing on the video that could lead to criminal charges against Mr. Ford. But, he added, “as a citizen of the city, I am disappointed.”

    Mr. Ford, during a hectic meeting with reporters that lasted only 70 seconds, ignored questions about why he had previously denied that the video existed. “I have no reason to resign,” he told the reporters at City Hall. “I’m going to go back and return my phone calls. I’m going to be out doing what the people elected me to do, and that’s save taxpayers’ money and run a great government that we’ve been running.”

    He added, “I wish I could come out and defend myself, but unfortunately I can’t, because it’s before the courts.”

    The video, and a second one that was recovered from the same computer, did lead to the arrest of Alexander Lisi, a man Mr. Ford has described as a friend and who sometimes serves informally as the mayor’s driver.

    Mr. Lisi, who has twice been convicted of assault, criminal harassment and making threats, was charged in the new case with extortion, although the police would not give details about the charge or identify the extortion victim. The Toronto Star has reported that Mr. Lisi, known as Sandro, tried to recover the video on Mr. Ford’s behalf after the initial news reports about its contents.

    The unexpected announcement by the police came shortly after a court released parts of a police affidavit used to obtain a search warrant against Mr. Lisi in a drug investigation that recently resulted in his arrest on marijuana trafficking charges. Although heavily censored, the more than 300 pages of testimony and surveillance photos show Mr. Lisi and Mr. Ford apparently exchanging small packages on several occasions.

    The document indicates that a major investigation by the police was started because of the news media reports about the crack video, as well as unspecified evidence from the investigation that produced the computer containing the video.

    After Mr. Lisi began making U-turns and other unspecified maneuvers in his black Range Rover to shake off police surveillance teams, the police switched to using an airplane to observe his movements at times. The police also used wiretaps, cameras mounted on telephone poles and tracking devices attached to cars. The meetings and package exchanges between Mr. Ford and Mr. Lisi took place at children’s soccer matches, at gas stations and behind schools late at night, according to court documents.

    Police photos of one episode show Mr. Ford in a bathroom of a gas station near his home. Mr. Lisi arrived at the station, and after exchanging text messages and making some purchases, he appeared to have left an envelope in Mr. Ford’s Cadillac Escalade.

    The document also appears to support other reports by The Star that Mr. Ford has problems with alcohol that are interfering with his work. While Mr. Ford has strongly denied excessive drinking, the police recovered a number of empty vodka and juice bottles apparently left behind by the mayor after meetings with Mr. Lisi.

    Several news outlets reported that some Council members were avoiding reporters. Of those who spoke to journalists, the ones calling for Mr. Ford’s resignation were generally his political opponents. His political allies mainly offered tepid support, while calling for caution before making judgments about the mayor.

    The Toronto Sun, a morning tabloid that has long been supportive of Mr. Ford, not only joined its rivals in calling for his resignation, but also published a 24-page special afternoon edition devoted to the mayor’s situation.

  6. Beenthere2Hippie
    Wow. This news is so hot that it almost ignites on the screen. Maybe that's why the mayor's face looks ready to explode.

    But really, what the hell was this guy thinking? Nothing worth the time it took, it seems. What a shame for the people of Toronto.
  7. Beenthere2Hippie
    Update 10/2/13: Toronto's Mayor Ford Refuses To Resign As More Accusations Come To Light

    [IMGL=white]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35652&stc=1&d=1383423375[/IMGL]TORONTO - The embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford reiterated on Saturday that he will not resign despite mounting pressure for him to step aside after police said they had obtained a copy of a video that appears to show the mayor puffing on a crack pipe.

    Ford smiled outside his office and said: "No. As I told you before I'm not resigning."

    Allegations that the mayor of Canada's largest city had been caught on the video smoking crack cocaine first surfaced in May. Two reporters with the Toronto Star and one from the US website Gawker said they saw the video but did not obtain a copy. Police Chief Bill Blair said he was "disappointed" in Ford at a news conference on Thursday in which he announced that the video had been recovered from a computer hard drive during an investigation of an associate of the mayor's suspected of providing him drugs.

    The Toronto Board of Trade called for Ford to take a leave of absence, saying the mayor needs to put the city first. All four major Toronto newspapers have called on Ford to resign.

    Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly, a Ford ally, said on Friday that he would meet Ford on Saturday to express the concerns of many city council members. Kelly said he hoped Ford would make the right decision.

    More damaging information has also come to light about Ford's bizarre behaviour. A spokeswoman for the city of Toronto released a security incident report from city hall security guards who say they witnessed a "very intoxicated' Ford having trouble walking, sweating profusely and swearing at aides after St Patrick's Day in 2012.

    The report states that at 2:30am the mayor "visited the security desk alone with a half empty bottle of St Remy French brandy". The report states the mayor said his car had been stolen and that he wanted to call police. Security informed Ford his car was at home and took the bottle from him before finding him a taxi.

    City officials changed course and agreed to release the document after Toronto police confirmed they had obtained the crack video this week.
    Toronto City councillor Shelley Carroll said Ford has hurt morale at city hall and urged him to take a leave of absence.

    "The mayor's personal life has gradually overtaken his professional life and the findings that came to light over the week confirm many of the urban legends that existed," Carroll said. "We now know that mayor's personal life frequently, on a day to day basis, overshadows what he should be doing as a mayor."

    Despite the pressure on Ford, municipal law makes no provision for his forced removal from office unless he is convicted and jailed for a criminal offence. Voters may have the final word in the October 2014 mayoral election in which Ford has said he plans to run.

    Police said the video will come out when Ford's associate and occasional driver, Alexander Lisi, goes to trial on drug and extortion charges. Lisi, who was released on bail on Friday morning, is accused of threatening two alleged gang members who had been trying to sell the video to the media.

    The mayor himself is not facing any charges. However, police have said they want to talk to him, but his lawyer has so far declined the request.

    The Guardian, November 2nd, 2013

    Source: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/02/toronto-mayor-rob-ford-crack
  8. MrG
    I have no idea who this guy is but, given what is written here, there's a damn good reason why he is not resigning, because if it does look like he is smoking crack on that video his career as pretty much anything involving a collar and a tie, outside of the service industry, is over.

    If only he were a televangelist, he could just cry on camera and say the Devil made him do it. But, being a politician, there's only so much obvious criminality that can be overlooked by the voting public.
  9. Beenthere2Hippie
    You're absolutely right, Mr. G. Video public release = career kaput. But he will be temporarily popular on the TV talk show circuit for a little while. Time to stock up money for early retirement--or become a televangelist!
  10. Alien Sex Fiend
    the shitty part is the guy is my city's mayor!
  11. Beenthere2Hippie
    UPDATE: November 5, 2013

    Toronto's Mayor Ford Admits to Crack Use

    [IMGL=white]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35670&stc=1&d=1383676192[/IMGL]TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford has finally admitted that he smoked crack cocaine about a year ago in a "drunken stupor."

    A reporter asked Ford is he had smoked crack cocaine. Ford responded: "Exactly. Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine," Ford said. "I've made mistakes in the past … I can’t change the past. I can apologise. But it is what it is. Am I an addict? No."

    "Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors, probably approximately about a year ago."

    Ford had denied being a "crack addict" after reports of a video that showed him smoking crack cocaine first appeared in Gawker and the Toronto Star.
    "I don't use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine," Ford told reporters at a press conference in May. "I have been judged by the media without any evidence."

    Ford denied lying about his crack smoking. "I wasn’t lying, you didn’t ask the correct question," he said.

    As reporters tried to ask where and how often he used crack, Mr. Ford suggested he was too drunk to recall details.

    "You guys kept referring to alcohol, there was a couple of isolated incidents, there's been times when I've been in a drunken stupor, that's why I want to see the tape," he said. "I want everyone in the city to see the tape. I'd like to see this tape. I don't even recall there being a tape or a video."

    Last week Ford said he would not resign, even though police said they had a copy of the video.

    Earlier today two Toronto city councilors announced that they would attempt to suspend the mayor's power to appoint and dismiss the deputy mayor and standing committee chairs.

    NewsWorld.com, November 5, 2013

    Source: http://www.news.com.au/world/toront...a-drunken-stupor/story-fndir2ev-1226753860895
  12. ianzombie
    Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    The mayor of Toronto has admitted he smoked crack when he was in a “drunken stupor”.
    Rob Ford’s admission to reporters follows months of accusations during which the embattled mayor refused to step down. The allegations that he had been caught on video smoking crack surfaced in May.


    The video was recovered from a computer hard drive during an investigation of an associate of Mr Ford’s who is suspected of providing him drugs. Police have said they do not have grounds to charge the mayor with any crime.

    “Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine,” Mr Ford told reporters outside his office. “There have been times when I’ve been in a drunken stupor. That’s why I want to see the tape.

    “I want everyone in the city to see this tape. I don’t even recall there being a tape or video. I want to see the state that I was in.”

    Police said last week they had obtained a copy of the video.

    Earlier this week, Mr Ford apologised for “a lot of stupid things” and acknowledged the need to curb his drinking. But he did not address allegations of drug use and said he will continue to lead Canada’s largest city despite pressure to resign. “I’m going to weather this storm,” he said.

    Source: Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/controversial-toronto-mayor-admits-smoking-crack-1.1584710
    The article contains an audio link (sound cloud) with an admission by the Mayor.
  13. Alien Sex Fiend
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack cocaine while drunk.

    Speaking to reporters at Toronto City Hall on Tuesday, Ford said that he's smoked in the past, but he is not addicted to the drug.
    "Yes I have smoked crack cocaine. But I am not an addict," he said "Have I tried it? Probably in one of my drunken stupors," he said, adding that he may have smoked it approximately one year ago. He also admitted to having a drinking problem.


    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to reporters at city hall: Yes I have smoked crack cocaine.

    The bombshell revelation comes days after Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair said police had recovered a video that, in accordance with news reports, shows the mayor smoking from a crack pipe. In his comments, Ford said there were a "couple of isolated incidents" when he's been in a "drunken stupor."
    He called on Chief Blair, once again, to release the video.
    "I don't even recall there being a tape and a video. So I want to see the state that I was in. I don’t know what else I can say."
    When news of the alleged crack video was first published in May, Ford said he does not smoke crack, and could not comment on a video he had not seen or does not exist.
    Asked by reporters why he has repeatedly denied smoking crack in the past, Ford said he wasn't lying.
    "You didn't ask the right question. Am I an addict? No. I do not do drugs," he said.
    Ford apologized to his family, friends, and Toronto residents. "It's a problem," he said.

    Despite the stunning admissions, Ford maintains that he has no plans to resign or take a temporary leave.
    The mayor told the Toronto Sun that he felt like he needed to deal with the controversy that's surrounded him over the last six months.
    "I have work to do and I am moving on," he told the Sun. "The way I see it now, this is over."
    Ford told the Sun he believes he knows what's on the video.
    "Did I smoke something? Probably. It's ugly. "

    Meanwhile councillors continue to call on the mayor to step down.
    Following Ford's admission, Coun. Jaye Robinson said Ford "does not have a shred of credibility."
    Calling on Ford to step down, at least temporarily, she said city hall has become "a circus."
    Coun. Paula Fletcher suggested Ford step aside in order to get some help.
    "I'm concerned about the situation, as I believe all Torontonians are," she said. "We're watching this circus at City Hall with concern."

    Source CTV News
  14. Alien Sex Fiend
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    Rob Ford is the first Canadian Government official who admits on international TV to having used illegal drugs(Cannabis and Cocaine base) since Canada was created. See you in the next election, Rob!
  15. Basoodler
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    Rob just needs seek council from Marion Berry the former mayor of Washington D.C..

    During one of his many terms as mayor, Mr. Berry was caught on film not only smoking lotts of crack, but doing so while banging crack addict hookers in a sleezy motel.

    Mr. Berry was re-elected after missing one term..

    Life goes on

    Memory lane

    ^excerpt from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/local/longterm/library/dc/barry/video.htm

    I know what you are thinking ... and no.. "bitch set me up" was not his campaign slogan for his reelection :p
  16. Calliope
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    coverage from NYTimes:

    Toronto Mayor Admits Smoking Crack, but Won’t Step Down

    TORONTO — Ending six months of often vehement denial, Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, admitted on Tuesday that he had smoked crack cocaine while in office, but said he would not resign.

    “You asked me a question back in May, and you can repeat that question,” Mr. Ford told a crush of journalists, photographers and camera operators outside his City Hall office in the late morning. “Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine. But no, do I — am I an addict? No. Have I tried it? Probably, in one of my drunken stupors, probably approximately about a year ago.”

    During his brief, impromptu news conference, Mr. Ford insisted that he had not been lying since May, when he first denied reports that he had used crack. At that time, the blog Gawker and The Toronto Star both reported having seen a video clip that apparently showed him inhaling cocaine. Questions intensified last week after the city’s police chief, William Blair, said his force had obtained the video, stored on a computer that was seized in an investigation of drug and gang violence.

    “I wasn’t lying — you didn’t ask the correct questions,” Mr. Ford said on Tuesday. “No, I’m not an addict, and no, I do not do drugs. I made mistakes in the past, and all I can do is apologize, but it is what it is.”

    Of the episode recorded in the video, he said: “I don’t even remember. Some of the stuff that you guys have seen me — the state I’ve been in? It’s a problem.”

    About four and half hours after his admission, Mr. Ford appeared in an anteroom to his office crowded with reporters and photographers. His defiant tone of earlier in the day was replaced by expressions of regret and remorse.

    “To the residents of Toronto: I know I have let you down and I cannot do anything else other than apologize,” said Mr. Ford, near tears at times. “I’m so sorry. I know, I know I have to regain your trust and your confidence.”

    But he was equally adamant that he would not heed calls to step down, even temporarily. “I love my job, I love the city, I love saving taxpayers money and I love being your mayor,” Mr. Ford said. “I was elected to do a job and that’s exactly what I’m going to continue doing.”

    On Sunday, during a weekly radio talk show that he co-hosts with his brother Doug, a city councilman, Mr. Ford apologized for occasionally getting drunk, but did not address the cocaine issue.

    It was not clear why the mayor changed course on Tuesday. His admission only increased the calls from City Council members, opponents and allies alike for him to step down, at least temporarily.

    “I think he’s lost the moral authority to lead,” Denzil Minnan-Wong, a longtime supporter of the mayor, told reporters outside the mayor’s office shortly afterward. “We’re in uncharted territory.”

    John Filion, an opponent on the Council, said he had filed a motion to strip the mayor of most of his powers. “The train wreck is happening,” Mr. Filion said, “and we need to get rid of this distraction.”

    Several municipal-law experts, however, said that neither the Council nor the provincial government of Ontario had the power to remove Mr. Ford from office.

    Both Mr. Ford and his brother had repeatedly insisted that the allegations of drug use were little more than a smear campaign by the news media, particularly The Toronto Star, which has also reported on several public occasions during which Mr. Ford acted boorishly and appeared to be impaired.

    About two hours before the mayor’s admission to reporters, Doug Ford extended his attack to take in Chief Blair, who told reporters last week concerning the video clip that “as a citizen of the city, I am disappointed.”

    Doug Ford, his hands noticeably trembling, said at a news conference that the remark showed that the police chief was biased, and he called for Chief Blair to step aside until all the investigations related to the mayor were finished.

    “It’s not up to the police chief to decide in the next election who’s going to be the mayor,” Doug Ford said. “It’s up to the people, and he’s lost track of that. He believes, again, he’s the judge, jury and executioner, and he’s not.”


  17. Szandbwoy
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    I wonder how many other mayors / leaders have taken illegal substances, and wish to hide it. At least this guy admits what he's done, and battles to stay on as mayor despite everything that's come out.
  18. Boltzmann
    Re: Controversial Toronto mayor admits smoking crack

    He seems to think that admitting alcoholism is a carte blanche for any crime. Apparently, it's more acceptable to be an out-of-control alcoholic than an in-control drug user.
  19. MrG
    Ah he's opted for the, "I was drunk out of my fucking mind" defence. Cos it's ok to state that you are routinely in a 'drunken stupor' and, therefore, not entirely at fault for smoking crack cocaine, besides which, he's not addicted to it and you can't prove that he is and the media are to blame for something because they judged him and are judging him and they didn't ask the question the 'right' way, you know, kinda like a "I did not have sexual relations with that woman . . ." situation.
  20. dankplantgrower
    They have him smoking crack on tape, video footage of public urination, and public official accounts of Rob Ford trying to report his car stolen at City Hall while it sat in the driveway of his house, have exposed ties to gangs, among other things.

    Why the hell cant they just kick his ass to the curb? This drunk idiot is holding the cities politics ransom and theres nothing that can be done about it? Wow...
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