And just what exactly is wrong with a fat-fuck mayor? Many great mayors have been fat-fucks, in case you did not know, OP.
Fat-Fucks deserved to be fucked
He hates the gays.
A lot of dummies live there and voted for him. Toronto never really evolved into a sophisticated metropolis. It just got more people.
The Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, is an immensely stupid, homophobic, right wing, wife beating psycho fat fuck.
Toronto has gone to the far Right Wing, just like Texas.
All the Gays are moving to Vancouver, Halifax and Montreal.
But, Why is he SO FAT?
What do you mean, why? He's just one of millions of other people who is obese today. North America has an obesity epidemic. Chris Christie of New Jersey is another one.
He's fatter than Christie
I'm guessing French fries and Coca-Cola.
Nothing is wrong with the people who live in Toronto, they didn't vote for him. It is the suburbs (905 area code of Toronto) that voted him in. They have to change the districting because urban Toronto always suffers at the hands of the suburban 905.
R9, Christie is fatter
no, he's not. he's over 300 lbs.
Christie is over 300 pounds too.
[quote]Nothing is wrong with the people who live in Toronto, they didn't vote for him. It is the suburbs (905 area code of Toronto) that voted him in. They have to change the districting because urban Toronto always suffers at the hands of the suburban 905.
Exactly. Not one single person I know who lives in the city voted for the fat fuck.
What r11 said. His election was the revenge of the 'burbs.
He won because there was a brief desire for a 'populist' candidate and because his liberal opponent ran a bad campaign.
It was an unusual confluence of events, and hopefully it won't happen again next time.
R11 are you drunk? 905 doesn´t vote in the toronto eelction.
it´s not the BURBS that vcoted him in. Scarborough, north york, etobicoke voters believed him when he said he could cut waste without cutting anything else. Downtown voters couldn´t coalesce around a lefty candidate...joey pants and smitherman split the vote.
True, R18 - that screwed up the election. The Liberals messed up. Next time if they get a better candidate, the voters can get behind them and defeat Ford.
The vast majority of New Canadians living in Toronto are Social Conservatives.
Didn't he recently handle a media prank quite badly?
Just read his wikipedia page. Sounds like a real charmer.
Despite the vote by council, Ford says he is still going ahead with subways vote or no vote.
Nothing is going to stop him.
R20, that is also factually incorrect...stop spreading your racist filth.
R23, do u have any guesses as to why he´s being so bullheaded on this one? the province already said they will go ahead with council´s decision and have told him that repeatedly. He´s conveninetly forgetting he also ran on a platform of not going cap in hand to the province to get them to take care of TTC. Guess what´s done a few times and will continue to do?
Don´t always love living in Toronto, but lately it hs been fascinating political theatre in the 416.
[quote]it´s not the BURBS that vcoted him in. Scarborough, north york, etobicoke voters believed him when he said he could cut waste without cutting anything else.
Those ARE the burbs, at least to us folks who actually live downtown or close to downtown.
He's still a fat fuck
Yes, R21, Ford called 911 when actress Mary Walsh showed up at his house with "This Hour Has 22 Minutes" even though they have a tradition of punking all Canadian politicians. No one else has ever called the police on them before.
That's it R27. Also, I believe he was abusive to the 911 operator.
[quote] I'm guessing French fries and Coca-Cola.
Exactly! Too much poutine!
Ford has also been caught driving while using his cellphone, even though that is against the law in his jurisdiction.
New Canadians are not a majority of the voters.
Many racial minorities vote Liberal and NDP - they don't all vote Conservative.
In fact, except for the 2011 Federal election when a lot of them went Conservative, most of them have a history of voting Liberal. It was because of the bad Liberal campaign that the Conservatives did well in Toronto in May 2011's election.
In the October 2011 Provincial Election, the Ontario Liberals swept Toronto.
that's it, "history" of voting Liberal. I think a lot of them voted for Harper in the last two elections.
But Toronto voted Liberal in the recent provincial election - the Conservatives didn't win a single seat in the 416 under Hudak.
Toronto like most North American cities does not vote overwhelmingly for social conservatives.
Here's how the former City of Toronto voted.I say former because Toronto was amalgamated to include voters living in conservative outlying suburbs who should not be deciding anything to do with Toronto. The mayor's fans as well as the mayor hate the place just like they hate all big cities and their cosmopolitan citizens.
Well the Toronto which "does not vote for Social Conservatives" just elected one Mayor......cities change.
Ford's approval ratings have gone down.
If hospitals fired fat nurses they'd be no one there to take care of patients.
[quote] Well the Toronto which "does not vote for Social Conservatives" just elected one Mayor......cities change.
I think some were expecting fiscal conservatism, or that fiscal conservatism was a given with social. Yes, there are that many ignorant liberal leaning centrists in Canada.
True R19 but also because George Smitherman is a slimy piece of shit, with a catacombs worth of skeletons in his closet (E -Health, Ornge, etc.).
So George Smitherman is the only important gay man in Toronto? Bullocks! You could easily sweep that city.
The new provincial MP for Toronto Centre, Glen Murray, is gay.
He was the mayor of Winnipeg several years back - I think he was the first openly-gay mayor in North America.
[quote]Toronto never really evolved into a sophisticated metropolis. It just got more people.
And the people it got in recent years are the dregs - morons from the inner-burbs who voted against their own self-interest (not unlike GOP-voting americans.)
I'm so fucking glad I never moved to Canada, like I kept saying I would throughout the shameful Bush 2 years.
R24 needs to grow up. Ford, like the federal conservatives, has swung the immigrant/ethnic/new-canadian or whatever the hell you want to call it vote. They don't give a shit about you. In fact they think you are a disgusting faggot and they are superior "strong-family" people. Keep your head in the sand and watch your hard-won rights slip away.
Rob Ford is a fat piece of shit. Almost everyone in Toronto hates him, and he and his fat brother make Rush Limbaugh look like a multi-degreed Harvard professor in comparison.
Cranky old people like him and they all came out to vote.
He's an awful Mayor but the entertainment value is huge. After he lost the transit vote this week, he got downright Shakespearean, riding the subway at 1 AM, looking for support.
Rob Ford is a reflection of the voters as is any elected politician.
People from Toronto like to mock all the anti-gay Evangelical buffoons America keeps electing into office and how damaging they are to the USA.... well right back at you!
OP, do you just assume we have all seen the mayor of Toronto? If you're going to comment on someone's appearance, post a link.
[R53] Don't they let you access The Googles at the retirement home, Mary?
the Fords white trash familial workings (911 has been called to the Mayor's house in excess of 10X over the past 8 months) makes him the most entertaining disaster-Mayor in a decade.
He's also listed on many a (hopeful) death pool for a major coronary and not expected to last his term (whether by death or corruption scandal).
Every few years people need to elect buffoons like this so when the next election swings around they make wiser decisions.
And the only reason he was elected this time was the competition ran such an awful half-hearted campaign.
The Mayor he replaced would have easily won again, had he decided not to retire from municipal politics.
Toronto is over. It is the Detroit of Canada.
The future of Canada lies in the Western Provinces.
This pig makes London's Boris Johnson look attractive.
R6, Gays can't afford Hongcouver, and no sane English speaking Canadian would ever move to Montreal. Halifax, perhaps.
an alarming amount of racism on this thread. you all sound juct like Rob Ford himself.
Wakey, wakey, r63. Vizmins can be homophobic too. Saying so doesn't equate to racism.
Ford won because the previous Mayor caved into the unions after an extended strike. People were furious that they suffered through a strench ridden summer all for naught. And they lashed out at the established candidates because of it.
There were other reasons, like fat fuck Kyle Rae throwing a $15k going away party for himself on the taxpayers dime, but the strike was the main one.
R63 is resentful because his Tiger Dad made him play violin 24/7.
[R62] Rink prease
I´m sorry, I don~t know what a vizmin is (not being snarky, apologies if that´s a typo)
this LIE that new canadians are all conervative is completely unfounded. Remember what Ford said about the chinese?there goes that community. Remember how he wanted to cut money from Caribana/whatever it´s called now? there go the blacks. Other immigrant groups famously vote Liberal and NDP.
Wait a second. If he smokes crack cocaine then why is he so fat?
thinking the same thing r69 - also why cant people smoke their crack privately at home? Why haul ass to the crackhouse?
Toronto is now permanently a right wing city of mostly foreigners.
Gays are fleeing Toronto for Halifax and Montreal.
r71, you obviously don't live there.
The GTA is a right wing area with high foreign, conservative (particularly socially) voters.
Metro is progressive and gay friendly.
Olivia Chow must be thrilled with this video scandal.