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Tue Aug 14, 2012, 02:15 PM

Toronto mayor photographed reading while driving on Gardiner Expwy.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/toronto-mayor-rob-ford-caught-reading-behind-the-wheel-shrugs-it-off/article4480505/

Mayor Rob Ford is once again being criticized for his behaviour behind the wheel, this time for apparently reading while driving on the Gardiner Expressway Tuesday morning.

A Twitter user by the handle of @ryanghaughton tweeted a picture of Mr. Ford holding up a sheaf of papers while in the driverís seat of his Cadillac Escalade.

... The mayor shrugged off the incident when asked about it at a news conference Tuesday to officially announce a trade mission to Chicago.

Was that him behind the wheel? "Yeah, probably. Iím busy," he said. "Trying to catch up on my work. You know, keep my eyes on the road, but Iím a busy man."

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Reply Toronto mayor photographed reading while driving on Gardiner Expwy. (Original post)
Newsjock Aug 2012 OP
Canuckistanian Aug 2012 #1
auntAgonist Aug 2012 #2
macbug Aug 2012 #3
Posteritatis Aug 2012 #4
Ken Burch Aug 2012 #5
MAD Dave Sep 2012 #6
polly7 Sep 2012 #7

Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Tue Aug 14, 2012, 05:32 PM

1. He's also been caught texting while driving

This guy's a real piece of work.

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Wed Aug 15, 2012, 11:37 AM

2. Do as I say not as I do mentality ... How in the world did he ever get elected? (rhetorical question

He needs to go.


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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 04:49 PM

3. Mayors in Canada Drive? Nobody drives in L.A. or only nobodies drive?

In America the mayors of big cities not only have drivers and cars provided, they need security, a press agent, a lawyer, and a scapegoat riding with them all the time.
Now that's not to say if they need personal services from a sex professional or maybe want to conduct a self inflicted chemical lobotomy they might drive themselves to the local drug dealer or perhaps a dark corner late at night. Mostly they get taken everywhere while they are taking us to the cleaners. In L.A. that guy not only has a car and driver, he has the police department escort him, to dodger stadium, where ever.
You see in America we have "Professional Politicians" and the best government money can buy. You guys need to straighten up and see the light, corporations are our friends they only want whats best for us. Lawyers are the best politicians they can make ANYTHING legal, just give them enough money and time.

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Mon Aug 20, 2012, 06:18 PM

4. I'm mainly surprised that he can read. (nt)

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Fri Aug 24, 2012, 01:25 AM

5. Who knew Rob Ford could read?

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Sat Sep 1, 2012, 12:11 AM

6. Moran

This moran is the mayor of Canada's most populous city - what a shame!

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Response to Newsjock (Original post)

Sat Sep 1, 2012, 09:50 AM

7. This really gets me angry,

even more-so because of his response. An 8 y/o girl died here last weekend, her mom was texting while driving on one of our pothole filled roads. Who is Ford going to kill before he can get how selfish and dangerous this kind of distraction is. What an asshole.

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