After stalling for 11 months, Rob Ford is finally ready for his election audit

After stalling for 11 months, Rob Ford is finally ready for his election audit

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After stalling and stalling and stalling some more, Rob Ford has a radical new tactic for dealing with his campaign audit: just do it. A statement from the mayor says that he has asked his legal team to stop fighting the audit and to let it proceed immediately, a move that has been confirmed by Adam Chaleff-Freudenthaler of Fair Elections Toronto, who pushed for the inquiry. Ford’s reasoning behind his change of heart: “It now appears that the way to have this matter addressed fully without delay is to proceed with an audit.” That’s very true—and would have been even truer back in May, when this audit business was first raised. Read the entire story [Torontoist] »