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“Save Our Subways:” Doug Ford’s grassroots campaign that sounds more like a desperate call for help

Ever committed to building underground transit and using phone calls from constituents as a reliable measure of public opinion, Doug Ford says he’s launching a campaign to save the Rob Ford subway plan. Councillor Ford is dubbing the campaign “Save Our Subways”—or S.O.S. for short. Given the mayor’s sinking support among city councillors and voters alike, playing on the universal signal for distress seems appropriate. Though perhaps not exactly the message the Fords intended. Read the entire story [Globe and Mail] »

(Images: Rob Ford and Doug Ford, Christopher Drost; ocean, David Sifry; subway car, Buddahbless)