Aiming to preserve their positions on a prospective Smitherman executive, the "Left" of the Toronto City Council, are begining to put on a fine display of the unprincipled self-interest that is largely responsible for driving Fordmania in the City of Toronto. First Joe Mehvic could be found praising Smitherman's budget proposals as a "good start" in the Toronto Star, and now Pam McConnell has openly endorsed Smitherman's effort to become Minister of Toronto for the provincial government of the politically dead Dalton McGuinty.
Notable among supporters at George Smitherman's Regent Park BBQ on the weekend: Toronto Centre-Rosedale councillor and noted lefty Pam McConnell, who's endorsing Smitherman over council colleague Joe Pantalone.
Whose next? I am betting on the ever pliable political shoe-shine boy Adam Vaughan.