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QUOTED: Rob Ford, on the loss of his favourite TCHC executive ever

(Image: Christopher Drost)

(Image: Christopher Drost)

“It’s like taking a world championship team and saying, you know, get rid of the whole team because one fan said you have a bad team. And unfortunately that fan is [Toronto ombudsman] Fiona Crean.”

Rob Ford, proving that no political situation is too complex to reduce to a sports metaphor. In the days since Toronto’s ombudsman released her damaging report on hiring and firing practices at the Toronto Community Housing Corporation under now-former CEO (and Ford ally) Gene Jones, Ford has repeatedly tried to discredit her, at one point suggesting that her office be eliminated.