Montreal Simon: Rob Ford: The Con Thug and the Death of Decency

He has shamed us all in the eyes of the world, with his moral corruption, his bloated vulgarity, his bestial behaviour.He stinks of Con Canada, it oozes out of every sweaty pore.He simply can't help himself. Just when you think he can't sink any lower, he does. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford and the Con Conspiracy

Oh no. I can't believe it. For a while I thought this was the last I would see of the Con klown Rob Ford.Standing there, a stunned look on his idiot face, watching his career, and his team, going down the toilet.And like so many people in Toronto I thought it was a thing of beauty.Read ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford and the Cherry Nation

Golly. How moving. I see that the old Con Don Cherry is standing by sticking to his fallen buddy Rob Ford.  “It’s unbelievable how they have nailed him to the cross and only because of who he is,” Cherry said. “I feel for him because I have been there.”And sharing his paranoia.Read more »

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford and the End of the Moron Nation

Well it was never going to be a pretty sight eh? You can't put lipstick on a Con.But there was Rob Ford  as ugly as ever. Blaming everybody but himself, after hitting the ground with a sickening thud. Read more »

Montreal Simon: Don Cherry’s Horrible Year

Well as you no doubt know Don Cherry has probably had his worst year ever eh? All those NHL concussions, and all that terminal brain damage, have no doubt taken the shine off his rock’em sock’em videos. Now even Raffi is going after him for being such a bully. And I’m afraid it’s only going ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford Surrenders to People Power

He blubbered, he bubbahed, he pouted, and then he surrendered. In a significant concession to public opposition and to queasy council allies, Ford voted at the end of a 20-hour executive committee meeting to reject some proposed cuts and to put off decisions on almost all of the others to the 2012 budget process, which ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford and the Little Farm

Far Enough Farm is a little hobby farm located on one of the Toronto Islands. Every year hundreds of thousands of people visit it. Because admission is free, it’s a great place for poor families to take their children to, and introduce them to a way of life. And to animals they would otherwise never ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford’s War: The Fight Back Begins

His ghastly face stares out from newspaper boxes all over the city, like Big Bubbah. The message couldn’t be clearer, or more urgent. Rob Ford has declared war on us. Now we must declare war on him, and the City Council stooges who are helping him destroy Toronto. On our divided council, the mayor can count ...

Montreal Simon: Rob Ford and the Moron Nation

(click pic to enlarge) As I watched a storm sweeping in over Toronto this evening, I couldn’t help thinking about how Rob Ford is planning to turn the city I have come to love into a dirtier, uglier, place. It turns out that municipal fat includes new affordable housing initiatives, subsidized child-care spaces, a hardship fund helping low-income people with ...