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QUOTED: Denzil Minnan-Wong offers Rob Ford a few words of political wisdom

“If the mayor were to ask me my opinion, I’d say, ‘You’ve got to be careful about the number of things you put in front of council and you’ve got to move a little more carefully.’”

(Image: Christopher Drost)

Rob Ford ally Denzil Minnan-Wong, reflecting on the implications of yesterday’s transit vote, yet another big defeat for Ford—and a comfortable win for his opponents. Ford supporters will no doubt continue to paint Karen Stintz as a turncoat, but the mayor is facing off against a sizable and emboldened opposition, and, as Minnan-Wong said, he’s going to have to learn to get things done with council as it is now, not like it was in the early days of his administration. [Globe and Mail]

  • Mary Hynes

    Even Councillor Minnan-Wong is no fool. Who’s left blindly following Mayor Ford?

  • Martin

    Let’s not get carried away, Mary. Minnan-Wong IS and idiot. He’s just not as massive an idiot as Rob Ford. But Rob Ford even makes Mel Lastman look like Einstein.

  • Pee

    He is AN idiot.. but read carefully between his words.. he is telling Bozo Ford, dont put too many thing in front of council, go behind their backs and make things happen… madness & a joke of council. These years will surely be the worst years of Toronto…you are right, lets bring back Mel!

  • Mary Hynes

    Minnan-Wong may have the moral character of an ant, but that’s still more than Ford’s.