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Once again, Rob Ford bends the truth; this time, Marcus Gee politely points out his fibs

Rob Ford has been busy bending the truth in a series of year-end interviews, and Marcus Gee has been busy following along closely. In a recent column, the Globe columnist takes Ford to task on a few key items: for one, there was Ford’s claim that the $65-million price tag for cancelling Transit City was “pulled out of the sky,” and for another, there was Ford’s claim that the Eglinton Crosstown “should be done” in time for the 2015 Pan Am Games. Still, Gee writes “all criticism seems to roll off Mr. Ford’s back.” Perhaps the columnist’s tongue is planted firmly in cheek here, but we suspect Ford is simply putting on a brave face for the cameras. Because if he doesn’t realize things aren’t going according to plan, then, well, city hall is really in trouble. Read the entire story [Globe and Mail] »

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