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March 31 2014 10:36 AM

“When I Urinate in Public, I Never Get Caught on Camera”

CP24's Katie Simpson, reporting on the race for mayor of Toronto, tweets three of the better bids for virality I've ever seen from a campaign. (Photos are courtesy her colleague Ken Enlow.)

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David Weigel, a former Slate politics reporter, is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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