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Rob Ford’s anti-gravy strategist is now riding firefighting gravy boat

Looks like the man who helped Rob Ford ride the phrase “Stop the gravy train” all the way to the mayor’s office is now playing for the other guys. Nick Kouvalis, Ford’s former chief of staff and political strategist, and his marketing and polling firm, Campaign Research, apparently lent a hand to the Toronto firefighters who are looking to resist Ford’s cuts. Naturally, this provides Ford’s opponents with plenty of ammo to suggest that there wasn’t much gravy at city hall in the first place. Also, it doesn’t hurt that the firefighters are making their case at notgravy.ca. Read the entire story [Toronto Star] »