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WATCH: PCs offer little comment on Doug Ford's decision

Many Tory MPPs refuse to comment on the councillor's announcement

They've been distancing themselves from Toronto city councillor Doug Ford, since news of a video tape appearing to show his brother the mayor smoking crack.

So with news of Ford deciding to take a step back from his provincial aspirations, you would think the Tories would be elated.

But many MPPs were keeping their feelings to themselves as reporters approached them after question period.

Some Tories, like MPP John Yakabuski, remained silent when asked about Ford, showing a tight smile, lips pressed together.

Others, such as MPP Lisa MacLeod underlined she won't comment on people who are not candidates for the Progressive Conservatives.

MPP Vic Fedeli would not say anything about avoiding a potential circus surrounding the Fords, underlining he just wants Ford to do what makes him happy.

Outgoing MPP Frank Klees wishes Ford well at whatever he does, noting the councillor is passionate at what he believes in.

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  1. Art posted on 02/20/2014 03:49 PM
    haha...ah c'mon guys nothing to say about Drug? no opinions? just a smirk and no comment? he's your conservative buddy what's wrong?
    silence does actually say a lot. :)
    1. Mr. K For Canada posted on 02/21/2014 01:33 AM
      @Art Silence is telling DoFo to just keep on moving: the PCs, like everyone else have had enough of the Brothers Frod Circus.
  2. Only Common Sense posted on 02/20/2014 04:40 PM
    Truth be known, the decision not to be a candidate for the provincial Contards happened for 2 reasons.
    1. Howdy Doody (sorry ... Tim Hudak) let it be known through back channels that Doug Thug is not welcome.

    and

    2. Doug Thug already stated he wouldn't run again for council so he could manage Rob Slob's campaign. In another 2 or 3 months it will become obvious that Rob will never be mayor again ... but now he has a good shot of getting back on council in Doug's vacated seat.
  3. DW posted on 02/20/2014 05:26 PM
    Will his Worship being doing live updates on the storm from his reserved seat at the Steak Queen?

    Traffic and civic updates on the nines, fourteen and thirty-twos except in months that have 31 days.
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