For those in Toronto subjected over the past baker’s dozen years to the Ford family bludgeoning, egregious mendacity flung around with graceless, inept obfuscation in the pursuit of 100%, unadulterated bone-headed policy proposals became par for the course (minus a 4 year hiatus when Rob sickened and eventually shuffled from the stage and brother Doug got chased into the political wilderness, good riddance, we all thought, only to watch in horror as he grasped onto a bigger, seemingly unassailable position of power as provincial premier in 2018). Continue reading →
Sure. Why not? In the midst of a global pandemic, where exactly, nobody really knows, not high alert crisis-mode, at least not here, at least not at the moment, we’re certainly not behaving like there’s a contagious virus still running rampant. Actions speaking louder than words and all that. Maybe now’s as good a time as any to take a moment and assess the situation. Continue reading →
It’s easy to forget, here in the early days of 2023, watching John Tory run roughshod over City Hall, untethered as he is by any sort of checks and balances at the local level, a veritable Big Fish in the small pond in the governance hierarchy, just what a bumbling politico he once was seen as.