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Despite a series of recent political defeats, Rob Ford mans up and shows a pile of sand who’s boss

Despite a series of recent political defeats, Rob Ford mans up and shows a pile of sand who’s boss
When Rob Ford isn’t tending to important city business like growing a moustache or making official proclamations (today is Bob Marley Day!), apparently he’s dealing with more important issues—like getting rid of a giant pile of sand from some guy’s backyard. The Toronto Star reports that the mayor recently ordered the offending heap to be removed from Garnett Pryce’s property following a dispute between Pryce and a neighbour. Then he actually showed up to supervise the removal of said offending heap. Of course, Ford is known across the land for this sort of grassroots constituency work—still, we think Pryce summed the whole episode up best. “I think that’s unbecoming of a mayor,” he told the Star. “I don’t think he should become involved in such a petty issue.” Read the entire story [Toronto Star] »

(Images: Rob Ford, Christopher Drost; sand pile, Alan Levine)

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