No Ford Nation campaign against Rob Ford for Toronto mayor: "When I urinate in public, I never get caught on camera."

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

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
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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None of the candidates is really running for mayor, and the advertisement is for No Ford Nation, a site registered just three weeks ago. (Ford Nation, it goes without saying, is the popular nickname for the following Ford has built out from his base in Etobicoke.)

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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