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Toronto Star continues to air police force’s dirty laundry (specifically, its dry cleaning)

The Toronto Star’s editorial board is using Rob Ford’s own rhetoric against him. The paper recently reported that the 2012 Toronto Police Service budget included $1.4 million for dry cleaning vouchersand that’s after a $700,000 cut. Gravy found and waste reduced? Not so much. The paper wants to know why well-paid cops can’t afford their own dry cleaning (the costs are negotiated into their contract, but Ford could’ve fought harder to change this). Sure, in the grand scheme, dry cleaning bills aren’t important. But given the anti-gravy crusade Ford rode to power, this would seem to be exactly the kind of thing the mayor should be attempting to cut. Read the entire editorial [Toronto Star] »

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