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Ford brothers and organizers clash at debate

The argument took place before the Toronto mayoral debate began, Monday evening

Drama outside the Presteign-Woodbine church Monday night, which was the scene of the latest mayoral debate.

Organizers from the Parkview Hills Community Association told candidates because of the lack of space inside the church, they would only be able to bring in one member of their campaign team.

As mayor Rob Ford tried to get into the hall, his brother and campaign manager Doug Ford attempted to get in even after Ford spokesman Amin Massoudi was already allowed inside. Mayor Ford also wanted his driver and bodyguard Jerry Ayemang to come in.

Doug Ford challenged organizers, calling the debate 'biased' before forcing his way in. He claimed organizer Justin VanDette is a John Tory supporter and should be forced to leave as well.

Doug was heard saying, "You can have your biased debate. You're part of the John Tory campaign."

Volunteer Peter Naccarato was involved in the heated argument with both Ford brothers, telling them "All candidates were told they could only bring one person."

The matter was resolved after the other mayoral candidates agreed to let Doug Ford inside.

The debate wrapped up shortly after 9 p.m.

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  1. Doug Ford is posted on 07/28/2014 09:33 PM
    Doug Ford is the biggest cry baby suck I have ever seen.
    Sorry Rob but you two were not born conjoined twins twins.
    Try standing on your own two feet like the rest of the people for a change.
  2. Doug Ford is posted on 07/28/2014 09:49 PM
    Doug Ford isor video footage of Doug Ford making a spectacle of himself.
    You will also see and hear the Fords cheer leader section ranting "Ford more years" which is well within their memory limitations.
  3. Michelle posted on 07/28/2014 10:37 PM
    Is this Ford fiasco ever going to end? Pointing fingers constantly, blaming others incessantly, threatening legal action countless times.

    You boys are something else...cannot help but feel for your Mother.

    Rob, what about your wife and children? Are they all of a sudden not important since your comeback? What a role model you are of a husband and father.
    1. Angry Bill posted on 07/29/2014 12:27 AM
      @Michelle HANDS UP! HANDS DOWN!
      HANDS UP! HANDS DOWN!


      FORD MORE YEARS! FORD MORE YEARS!
      FORD MORE YEARS! FORD MORE YEARS!
    2. Suz58 posted on 07/29/2014 08:25 AM
      @Michelle So right Michelle! They have never believed that rules apply to them. October is too far away and we are going to see true colours come out again...it is a given!
    3. Angry Bill posted on 07/29/2014 09:36 AM
      @Angry Bill I think you all can tell by the content of the above post that bears my name, that donny is up to his old shenanigans again. Anyone who is familiar with my posts knows the above didn't come from me.
    4. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:42 AM
      @Angry Bill HOARD MORE BEERS! HOARD MORE BEERS! HOARD MORE BEERS!
    5. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:46 AM
      @Angry Bill POURED MORE BEERS, POURED MORE BEERS, POURED MORE BEERS
    6. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 10:08 AM
      @Angry Bill He's in a league of his own....not a good thing here
    7. john posted on 07/29/2014 12:58 PM
      @Angry Bill yup we know . he dos it to me as well . i am like okay Donny piss ass troll .
  4. A more accurate posted on 07/29/2014 07:13 AM
    A more accurate heading would have been:
    Doug Ford becomes aggressive and wants rules to not apply to his group.
  5. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 08:15 AM
    FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS
    1. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:29 AM
      @Karl Burgin CAN'T afFORD MORE YEARS OF ROB, CAN'T afFORD MORE YEARS OF ROB, CAN'T afFORD MORE YEARS OF ROB, CAN'T afFORD MORE YEARS OF ROB,
  6. sdfghj posted on 07/29/2014 08:35 AM
    These trolls don't even have debate comments.
    1. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:27 AM
      @sdfghj OK, comment: There were two debaters, Tory and Chow; the rest were filler.
  7. BigDaddy posted on 07/29/2014 08:41 AM
    Just another 41 debates and 91 days before Dumb and Dumber hang it up for good!
  8. w posted on 07/29/2014 08:49 AM
    Rob and Doug still playing the game of 'do as I say not as a do'. Apparently the rules are for everyone else, they never apply to Rob and his crew.
    And his latest tactic is to keep a low profile during the debate and attacking the other mayoralty candidates, after the debate, when he runs to the media scrum (where the media gather 'Ford' sound bits and there is no one to challenge him).
    The man is no fool, but he does display all the stereo typical negative characteristic connected to a politician.
    And the circus know as Rob Ford continues.
  9. justsaying posted on 07/29/2014 08:53 AM
    Everyone knows the rules do not apply to the Fords. Rob can smoke crack, enable city contracts to their American business associates for kickbacks, associate with gangers, show up drunk for work, rant against minorities, rail against the gay community...and more --- so why would we expect anything else from this pair of entitled goofs!
    1. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:24 AM
      @justsaying Who are these pompous elites with their stupid rules who think they can push Rob and Droug around?

      Rules? The humble Fords are a rule unto themselves.
  10. herman posted on 07/29/2014 09:09 AM
    Go Dougie!!!! stop drinking the cool aid people and give your head a shake. Ford is the best mayor this city has ever seen and time to face reality that he will win again.....and by a landslide too, and believe that .....now try to do something productive today and go look for a job instead of waiting for the mailman to bring your check.
    1. Go Dougie!!!! posted on 07/29/2014 09:17 AM
      @herman Go Dougie!!!! what?
      Keep demanding special treatment?
      The Fords don't seem to be able to function within the rules of society do they?
    2. Ron posted on 07/29/2014 09:18 AM
      @herman R Ford is far and away the worse mayor Toronto has ever had and likely will ever have. He's an embarrassment of mega proportion. One of the biggest jokes is how he goes on about others not giving a straight answer when it's him who has never ever given a straight or honest answer to anything. Lies and stupid comments spew forth every time he speaks.
  11. Thank God posted on 07/29/2014 09:12 AM
    Thank God we still live in a democracy (everyone remember to vote Oct. 27).
    Could you imagine Ford and his brother in any other political system?
    Can anyone say dictatorship?
  12. danR posted on 07/29/2014 09:18 AM
    So, there a rule for the Elites, and a rule for the rest of us.

    Once AGAIN the rules are bent out of shape just to accomodate Rob Ford. They would be broken as readily had he he arrived with his PR manager, sobriety coach, bodyguard, brother, chauffeur, cook, tailor...
  13. Ron posted on 07/29/2014 09:31 AM
    I got a kick out of Dougie alleging bias against Rob because CFRB was represented on the panel. If anything the reverse could be argued as one of Rob's main supporters CFRB's Jerry Agar, recently practically kissed Rob's butt on his show - lobbing soft ball questions at him and essentially just giving him a platform to do some electioneering.
    1. Arlo Mack posted on 07/29/2014 03:08 PM
      @Ron You can't do that! It is not fair to use logic and consistency in a discussion of the Ford brothers. The Fords, like all delusional sociopaths, get to make up their own rules as they go along. They are special people so all of the special-people rules apply to them and only to them because their daddy had money.
  14. The debates posted on 07/29/2014 09:40 AM
    "The debates are over folks, I'm the only one with a proven track record...."~Rob Ford

    The debates are far from over.
    You just keep lying and lying and lying.
  15. Stanley Cup posted on 07/29/2014 09:54 AM
    "Stanley Cup winners don't hand back the Stanley Cup"~Rob Ford

    But you forgot something in real sports Rob. Players who do drugs get kicked off the team.

    The rules of politics should get a lot tougher, so until that happens don't compare yourself with winners.
  16. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 10:12 AM
    Given the latest slew of haters trying to get at Ford (i.e. shirtless twits), and someone being charged for inciting assaulting Ford online, I can see his point about bringing in a bodyguard.
    Though I'm not sure about the need to bring the driver insider.
    1. Can his sobriety posted on 07/29/2014 10:26 AM
      @Karl Burgin Can his sobriety coach and all his shrinks come in?
      What about his gang member associates?
      How about his driver? You remember that guy in the news too?

      Real leaders 'surround themselves with good people'.
      Something the Fords can't do.
    2. Gino posted on 07/29/2014 10:54 AM
      @Can his sobriety whatever happened to Ben Johnson and the trailer park manjacake?
      how come they can't come in also
    3. Just another posted on 07/29/2014 11:02 AM
      @Gino Just another phony prop to get in the news..
      And all the stupid Ford Nation people (who can only handle 3 words at a time eg.'Ford More Years'), lap this crap all up.
      If Ford is ever elected again is just shows that Toronto has probably the most stupid people in the world.
    4. john posted on 07/29/2014 11:05 AM
      @Just another already been proven . we voted for the liberals . cant get more stupid then that .
    5. Mike posted on 07/29/2014 11:36 AM
      @john sure you on the right story John? maybe we should hold the provincial election again next week so your side of no good policy losers can get skunked again. that was a fun night lets do it again
    6. john posted on 07/29/2014 12:47 PM
      @Mike ptt after the liberals are done with this province trust me . thay will be voting cons in the droves .
  17. arthur posted on 07/29/2014 10:20 AM
    the Fords are just one big family of sociopaths!
    sociopaths but still intelligent enough to use their position to line their pockets and help their friends at tax payer expense. disgusting crooked people!
    1. john posted on 07/29/2014 11:01 AM
      @arthur hay leave the liberals out of this . this is about the fords .
  18. ArekS posted on 07/29/2014 12:25 PM
    I don't see what the big deal is. I thought it was understood that if you're not pro Rob Ford and let him do and say whatever he wants then, by definition, you're biased against Rob Ford. Isn't that how it works?
    1. Sonny posted on 07/29/2014 12:37 PM
      @ArekS The rule was 1 staffer! Doug can't let Rob work on his own. VanDette is also a Con vs Con
  19. Remove The Frauds posted on 07/29/2014 01:52 PM
    This is what happens when a 12-year-old and his 14-year-old thug brother becomes mayor of Canada's largest city. Fortunately, the "mayor" was grounded and will be expelled at the end of the school year.
    1. john posted on 07/29/2014 01:55 PM
      @Remove The Frauds quite a nice dream u got there to bad for u it will not happen .
    2. Ron posted on 07/29/2014 02:42 PM
      @Remove The Frauds You nailed it.
    3. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 03:51 PM
      @Remove The Frauds It is nice to dream.....
  20. Arlo Mack posted on 07/29/2014 02:14 PM
    What I have never liked about Ford is his need to be divisive. His entire political career has been built on picking fights and creating controversy. You see this as well in his supporters who, generally speaking, are a smilarly angry and cantankerous group who seem to have a need to shout other people down and make a spetacle of themselves while doing it.

    This is not the kind of mayor a "world class" city needs. We need a mayor with class and the ability to work with others and not one who feeds off rancour and distrust.

    (Ironically, people in "Ford Nation" call people like me "haters". This is ironic because the Ford feed off that stuff.)
    1. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 03:58 PM
      @Arlo Mack I wouldn't necessarily call you a Ford hater.
      A Ford hater I would say is one who would be jumping for joy if the mayor dropped dead tomorrow. The hating goes beyond rational thought or anything to do with politics.

      Hence all the fat jokes, crack jokes, the excessive name calling and trolling (i.e. donny p., sometimes ARTHUR), and the excessive display of opposition (i.e. the shirtless horde). Ford haters cannot contain themselves. Rob Ford's name would be at the tip of their tongue, in which they would drop in a nanosecond- despite the topic. Adam Vaughn was (and is) well-known for that.
      Ford haters border on obsessiveness. They attack and insult those who support Ford- without any factual information or logic (maybe twisted logic).

      You Arlo Mack may sit on the other side of the fence when it comes to the mayor, but judging by your comments, to me you don't qualify as a hater. Just one who disagrees with Ford- and there isn't anything wrong with that.
  21. Karl Burgin posted on 07/29/2014 03:15 PM
    FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS

    God help me, I'm a stupid idiot. To those that onsider me a moron, I sincerely, sincerely, sincerely, sincerely, apologize and am truly, truly, truly, truly, sorry for being a retard.
  22. dama posted on 07/29/2014 03:18 PM
    Many had stated rules do not apply to the Ford Brothers and you are right for they believed that rules are meant to be broken.. so what rules???

    I just love it.. that was the real debate outside that church before the boring debate inside where no one really answered to the questions.. everyone is just repeating what they had already said

    and and there are 40 more??????

    know what.. go out and enjoy the warm weather and you wouldn't miss a thing..
  23. Doug Ford posted on 07/29/2014 03:25 PM
    Friends, on behalf of Rob and the Ford family I ask that you keep in mind that the business of our family is business...politics is just the means to the end. We have always used our political connections, especially when our dad was just starting the company, to make our business grow. No rules apply to us because we're a private company as well as your elected leaders.

    We ask that you accept this and move on. We know that most voters don't follow the news and really don't care about what happens at City Hall, that's why we drink, do dope, and use our offices to make money. We didn't run to do good, we ran to do well.

    So please, leave us alone, vote for us when we run, and please, just STFU, except for Karl Burgin, our greatest supporter and friend. He sends me cards every day, supporting us and we ask that he continues to rationalize our behaviour.

    God Bless Toronto

    FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS FORD MORE YEARS

    Thank You.
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