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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:42 PM

One less pig in Hogtown

(CBC News) A contrite Rob Ford acknowledged he could have done things differently in the matter that caused an Ontario judge to order him to relinquish the Toronto mayoralty, one day after attributing his ouster to left-wing politics.

"Looking back, maybe I could have expressed myself in a different way. To everyone who believes I should have done this differently, I sincerely apologize," Ford told reporters at a Tuesday afternoon news conference at city hall.

"I was focused on raising money to help underprivileged youth. I never believed there was a conflict of interest because I had nothing to gain and the city had nothing to lose. But I respect the court's decision," said Ford, who sounded hoarse.

The mayor was in much feistier form a day earlier, when he attributed the court decision to "left-wing politics." .............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2012/11/27/toronto-ford-football.html


Oh, and for those wondering about the 'Hogtown' reference:

"Hogtown", related to the livestock that was processed in Toronto, largely by the city's largest pork processor and packer, the William Davies Company.


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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 06:17 PM

1. he hasn't missed a meal in forever

oink, oink, oink.

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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 06:55 PM

2. Well, at least he has a fall back career lined up.

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