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Rick Salutin | I enter the Rob Ford discussion solely for what we can learn from it; not, God forbid, because it's totally, morbidly mesmerizing.
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Jeff Wells | Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes it upon himself to write Senator Mike Duffy the reference letter he needs to really and truly show his character.
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Michael Laxer | Rob Ford, in spite of the complete catastrophe that he has been as a mayor, and despite his own political incompetence and grotesque personal misconduct, may yet get re-elected.
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John Bonnar | See John Bonnar's photos from the rally held Saturday in Toronto at City Hall, demanding Mayor Rob Ford resign.
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David Taub Bancroft | Scandal-mongering is defined by an overemphasis on personalities and an underemphasis on institutions.
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Rick Salutin | Could the current embarrassment surrounding Rob Ford be an opportunity to move beyond that ever-revolving bifurcation between roughly equal blocs toward a more complete civic consensus?
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Michael Laxer | Rob Ford has to be seen as having come to symbolize the basic unfairness of our society. There has never been a more obvious personification of the reality that two sets of social rules exist.
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Rick Salutin | I already feel nostalgic for the Rob Ford era in Toronto politics. It was a missed opportunity. A teachable moment that existed too briefly.
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Alice Klein | Congratulations, fellow left-wingers. Until our Mr. (almost) Ex-Mayor explained differently in that post-ruling press conference, I'd been feeling that our conspiracy was a bit of a bust.
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John Bonnar | With two years remaining in his first term as mayor, outraged citizens rallied at Toronto City Hall on Tuesday to show their enmity towards Rob Ford and demand his resignation.
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Rick Salutin | There was nothing fraudulent about the way Rob Ford became mayor. It may be dispiriting but it wasn't illegal or immoral and the flaws it exposed are built deep into the system.
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Linda McQuaig | Perhaps the attack on unions isn't surprising, given the ongoing recession caused by the 2008 financial crash. Better to turn the 99 per cent against each other rather than against the 1 per cent.