Rob Ford, Toronto’s part-time mayor, is an addict. Among other things, he is addicted to lying. Those who are always quick to believe his side of the story are enablers. Ford doesn’t need defending; he needs an intervention. He’s not just hurting himself; he’s hurting the whole city.
Ford has a long, well-documented history of lying, going back to when he was a city councillor, and probably originating in his childhood. His entire mayoral campaign was based on lies.
Growing up rich, spoiled and sheltered, Ford is used to getting bailed out of trouble, and then having that trouble covered