Party Like It’s 1999

Of all the things to hold against Rob Ford, this is probably the least of them:

Mayoral candidate Rob Ford had a 1999 marijuana possession charge against him dropped, the Toronto Sun reports.

The newspaper says he was pulled over on vacation in Florida and was found with a joint in his back pocket on Valentine’s day 11 years ago.

But this story illustrates how Toronto’s mayoral election has become “All. About. Ford.”

And if the vote turns into a referendum on this tea party north candidate, that certainly bodes well for Smitherman.

UPDATE: Ford has also admitted to being charged twice for assault and once for failing to provide a breathalyzer.

But let’s go easy on Rob – let he who hasn’t been charged four times cast the first stone…

Posted on by CalgaryGrit in 2010 Toronto Muncipal Election

About CalgaryGrit

A former Calgary Liberal, now living in Toronto. My writings on politics can be found at www.calgarygrit.ca and online at the National Post.

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