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For sale: a T-shirt with Rob Ford flipping the finger, signed by Margaret Atwood

(Image: screenshot from eBay)

Ever dream of sporting a caricature of Rob Ford flipping the bird, autographed by Margaret Atwood? The opportunity to do just that has arrived, thanks to an eBay user working on behalf of Atwood who is selling a T-shirt signed by the author and frequent Ford critic. The one-of-a-kind shirt is emblazoned with a striking image of the mayor (which we recognize from Atomic Toybot’s Ford-themed art show this spring), and the sale is a ploy to get attention and cash for Fanado, a start-up Atwood founded that helps fans connect to their favourite artists. The shirt has already attracted at least a few interested bidders and currently stands at $255 (US). Unfortunately, most people—including Ford himself—will not be able to sport the rare design, as it only comes in small. [eBay]