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The Top 10 Most Amazing Things About the Rob Ford Crack-Smoking Story (Assuming All Allegations Are True and All Videos Are Fully Authenticated)

Below, a countdown of the 10 craziest things about the Rob Ford crack-smoking brouhaha.

10. Gawker broke the story.

9. The Toronto Star, which sat on the story for two weeks then tripped all over itself to lay claim to it, did not.

8. Tom Scocca, the managing editor of Deadspin, is totally hilarious, especially when he’s calling out other Star “exclusives” (like breaking that whole 9-11 thing).

7. A Canadian news outlet made a lowball offer of $40,000 for the videotape that the Somali druglords rejected. Hmm.

6. Washington, D.C. is no longer the only North American city with a mayor who (allegedly) smokes crack.

5. The mayor’s lawyer uses Hotmail.

4. That same, semi-literate, Hotmail-loving lawyer also told the Toronto Sun: “I think unless one has experience in crack cocaine smoking it is very difficult to gauge what a person is actually doing in an alleged video.”

3. CNN’s intrepid Canadian reporter, rather than investigating the story, called Ford’s office asking about a crack tape, thereby alerting Ford’s cronies to the crack tape. Whoops.

2. Rob Ford doesn’t just snort lines of coke, as rich folk usually do, in the privacy of his own home. He smokes it, on video, at his dealer’s house.

1. The Mayor of Toronto might smoke crack!

  • sarstan

    Can’t a bunch of media outlets get together and buy the video?

  • Jennifer

    Number 3……………………………………?

  • DrugFord

    I guess #3 was deleted and we’ll never see it, like the video on the crack dealer’s phone.

  • dave oakwood

    yeah anyone’s surprised? ghetto drug for a ghetto mayor

  • http://www.facebook.com/dcameronreid Cameron Reid

    Description sounds a lot more like meth than crack, both pipe and method. I work in Harm Reduction, so I’m very clear on the difference :P

  • bridget

    crack,meth,coke, it all takes you down the same road eventually, and I think Ford is an absolute pig,he deserves whatever backlash that’s coming to him!!

  • switcherdawna

    … a new diet program – for the upcoming swimming season.

  • haha

    “3. CNN’s intrepid Canadian reporter, rather than investigating the
    story, called Ford’s office asking about a crack tape, thereby alerting
    Ford’s cronies to the crack tape. Whoops.”

  • kid curious?

    Guess Mayor Ford likes his drugs like he likes his city – cheap and dirty.

  • MarilynLastman

    Mel prefers a cigar.

  • Rangela

    Rob Ford brought the gravy train to a stop. Now all aboard Ford’s Crack Train. It is not over until the fat men Ford, Duffy and fat woman Wallin sing. Way to go Canada. Who says Canada is boring.

    Thin man

  • Ali

    Crack is Whack – as Whitney Houston (RIP) professed. Can’t he afford something more expensive?

    also….check out these Rob Ford Crack is Whack tote bags! https://www.etsy.com/listing/152301415/rob-ford-crack-is-whack-stenciled-canvas

 

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