Globe and Mail
September 10, 2010

John Allemang

One-third of the voting public takes Rob Ford very seriously, according to the pollsters. Which leaves the remaining two-thirds in a state of intellectual despair: What kind of rational response can you give to a man who says he wants to keep newcomers out of Toronto?

The polls show Etobicoke’s Great White Hope solidifying his lead, and his appeal to disenchanted voters increasingly tempts other mayoral candidates to badmouth the Milleresque status quo. Heck, maybe we’re all prepared to channel our inner Mr. Grumpy if simple resentment will bring us a low-cost city that actually works.

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