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Dalton “Boring Machine” McGuinty and Rob Ford go on a field trip to see an enormous hole

Yesterday, frenemies Dalton McGuinty and Rob Ford toured the site where crews are beginning to dig the tunnel for the Eglinton LRT. The men wore hardhats; McGuinty made a joke about the “boring machine” (which, apparently, is both the machine used for tunnelling and his children’s nickname for their old man); and as far as we can tell, the men smiled and pretended that Ford never claimed he’d run McGuinty out of office. The National Post also quotes a Metrolinx staffer who says the agency is still considering running the LRT along a bridge over the Don Valley instead of tunnelling beneath it. “It wouldn’t interfere with traffic,” the staffer said, suggesting that he’s sensitive to Ford’s fear of anything but cars occupying the road—but also aware of, um, reality. Read the entire story [National Post] »

  • Baboon

    We should have presented these two clowns with a pair of gloves each and slug it out…whoever wins will have his wishes on our future transit plan.

  • Auth

    This guy uses the the term next level a lot. Maybe FORD better drop it back a level bfoere that driver’s side door starts smoking. Did he say this car has radar? Wonder how much that costs to replace when it goes out? No thank you. I just basically like driving a car, not a spaceship. Wonder how much cash they can get for this clunker?