Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford = Fundamentally Undemocratic

Toronto mayor feuds with Canada’s biggest daily Conter likened Ford’s war against the media to Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s tight limits on media access during the recent election race, during which he only allowed five questions from reporters at each daily news conference during campaigning. “With the five questions, it isn’t just vetting questions, it ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Doug Ford’s backroom sweetheart dealings on waterfront breaks Ford Nation campaign promise and the Toronto Municipal Code

Toronto News: Doug Ford’s mall dealings spark complaint – thestar.com Doug Ford claimed to various newspapers that he had been in talks with The Westfield Group regarding proposals for the Toronto waterfront development of the Portlands. This has sparked a complaint to the City of Toronto’s lobbyist registrar. According to the Toronto Municipal code code ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Ford Nation is now a little clam. And, Tim Hudak is as out of touch as ever

Toronto News: Hudak plunges into dangerous liaison with Rob Ford – thestar.com According to the Toronto Star, Rob Ford’s popularity has been steadily since the election in Oct. 2010. Ford’s popularity is sinking, according to polling data, as his hunt for “gravy” falters and his administration wobbles. Just as the provincial campaign takes off, Ford ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Doug Ford pours on the lies. Will the public continue to bite?

Do you like Doug Ford’s preliminary plans for Toronto’s waterfront? – Your CommunityThey have to keep piling it up. One lie after another. The next one has to top the biggest one before. Regarding Doug Ford’s plans to mess up the Waterfront development:Ford says the private sector would fund the project. “People from all over ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Toronto – Shouldn’t the mayor be held to account?

Ford should have known he’d break promises on service cuts and layoffs – The Globe and MailAnd so should the people of Toronto during the election campaign. Excerpt:Mr. Ford ran for office claiming to be something different than the usual smooth-talking politician. He was the no-nonsense ordinary guy who would cut through the baloney and ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: If you mishandle this situation, you will not be sitting here four years from now

Toronto Spoke: “You’ve been very arbitrary with your choices,” says Jason Adam Robins « Ford For TorontoClick the link to watch the video.Here is the transcription of the video. Jason Adam Robins was one of the deputants to speak at Toronto City Hall to the Executive Committee. Jason: I’d like to start by saying I’d ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford is asking for solutions

Toronto News: Take buyout or be laid off, Ford warns workers – thestar.com… but, we know (from the past 8 months as an example) that he won’t listen. Rob Ford: “If someone else can come up with a solution, let me know.” I have a solution for him (regarding this issue about threatening city staff ...

Driving The Porcelain Bus: Rob Ford’s bad math and lies continue to dog his steps

Toronto News: Ford poised to break promise of no layoffs – thestar.comRob Ford promised he would balance the books by getting rid of the gravy train – he found there was no gravy train.Rob Ford promised to not cut services – he is working hard to cut services.Rob Ford said the attrition rate was 6%, ...