The Birth of a Salesman

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made headlines when he arrived in Los Angeles this weekend.  Why was he there?  Was he completing a cross-country tour after his appearance in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras parade?  N...

“Rainbow” Rob Ford: A Canadian Symbol

Rainbow Flag flying high above Toronto City Council.Jules Jessurun   A lot happened last week.  The federal government introduced new legislation to subvert free elections and guarantee Conservative...
"I have enough to eat at home"

Depose Ford and Annex Toronto | Counter-Counter-Point

This article is part of our series Counter-Counter-Counter-Point. For a call for Rob Ford to stay in office, read Kyle Muzyka's perspective. With the wrath of the mighty storm o' ice still paralyzing the c...

Keep Ford in Office | Counter-Point

Let's be honest here: at your desk job, you check Twitter on the daily. You glance down at what's trending, and you see two very familiar syllables: Rob Ford. Then, you encounter one of two feelings: a large, e...

This Just In: Rob Ford Remains a Human Being

Rob Ford, facing the ravenous hordes of the Toronto media elite.Andrew Louis   “As you know, I’m a human being,” Rob Ford said, as obvious hour began on schedule at Toronto City Hall.  Reporters who...

Canada’s NFL MVP’s (Most Valuable Politicians)

Philip Malone   As a die-hard sports fan, the end of the 2013-2014 NFL season has arrived far too soon. The conclusion that coincides with an unbelievably exciting time in Canadian politics got me ...
At least he's not taking it from them?

Rob Ford’s Cross-Country Tour

Rob Ford throwing candy at childrenJason Verwey   Rob Ford made headlines when he arrived in Vancouver on January 31.  He waddled into baggage claim, where he greeted fans, talked about football, an...