Former Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford, died of cancer today at age 46.
Whether you loved him or hated him, you’ll remember him. Of course, that’s mostly because he was a wild-eyed addict who regularly made racist and offensive comments topped by his surreal admission that he used crack while in office.
It’s not a perfect parallel of course but there are echoes of Rob Ford’s “Wealthy Scion of Powerful Family” has politically incorrect appeal to those who are otherwise not political in the success of Donald Trump in the US Republican primaries.
Lots of people online say there’s no way that Hillary can lose to Donald Trump. I’ve seen Rob Ford become Mayor of Toronto – I’m not so certain…