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The Disgraced Rob Ford Story in Pictures

November 26th, 2012

Rob Ford was a lowly city consular from Etobicoke West with a passion for politics and yelling. Rob Ford He could charm the pants off of you with his killer smile. His #1 party trick was his Fonzie impression. He also coached high school football on the side. He ran for Mayor and won with the promise to remove the “gravy train” from city hall. Rob won the election with support from the suburbs and had a little dance to celebrate. Ford didn’t feel it necessary to stop his coaching career. Ford doesn't let a pesky thing like being mayor interfere with high school football. Or his radio spots. Is your mayor on the radio? He would rely on his brother when his ideas weren’t angry or crazy enough. Rob Ford would rely on his brother when his ideas weren't insane enough. He made friends with thee Prime Minister. Made Friends with the PM. And that’s about the point where things started to fall apart. That's about the point where things started to fall apart. In office, he struggled to find any gravy. No gravy to be found He and McGuinty didn’t see eye to eye on transit (or anybody else for that matter). City Counsel turned on him, including the Right-leaning members. Even right leaning city consulars turned on him. This never really panned out. This didn't go so well. He confused Mary Walsh for a violent assailant. Rob Ford confuses Mary Walsh for a violent assailant. Turned out he was not the biggest fan of photographers in parks. Ford proved to be an avid reader at the very least. Ford proved to be an avid reader at the very least. And many more blunders ensued… Lastly, he wound up in court for a conflict of interest case. Ford allegedly used his staff to send out donation requests for his football fund. He was found to have broken the City Counselor’s Code of Conduct, and then voted against repaying the amount as decreed. Rob voting in the case was believed to be a conflict of interest. May have been taken from a Spider Man comic about the King Pin The judge found him guilty and now he’s no longer the Mayor of Toronto. And there was much rejoicing. and there was much rejoicing