Rob Ford isn’t asked tough questions, but doesn’t really tell the truth anyway

Rob Ford isn’t asked tough questions, but doesn’t really tell the truth anyway

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The Toronto Sun recently sat down for an interview with Rob Ford, which presented a good opportunity for the paper to ask some tough questions (it didn’t) and, apparently, for the mayor to recycle his talking points from 2010 (he did). That Ford still lists killing the vehicle registration tax and a property tax freeze as major accomplishments suggests he’s either blind to the realities of funding a city or he simply refuses to acknowledge his mistakes (after all, he did say that he and his team did a “fantastic job” in 2011). Ford had a similarly friendly interview with CP24’s Stephen LeDrew last week, with LeDrew serving up softballs and Ford swinging for the fences. Of course, much of what Ford said wasn’t exactly “true”—but, hey, who needs pesky things like the truth when you can tell people what they want to hear instead? Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »