Toronto Mayor Rob Ford curses in a jafaican accent when he's loaded

A video of Toronto Mayor Rob "Laughable Bumblefuck" Ford drunk and bellowing obscenities in a jafaican accent has surfaced. Ford, a luminously white and privileged man who was born into millions in a quiet suburb of Toronto, affects an embarrassing West Indian accent as he thunders to a captive audience at a west-end steak joint.

The subject of his rant was Toronto police chief Bill Blair, who instigated the long-running investigation into Ford's association with drug-dealers and gangsters, and which surfaced evidence that the mayor had smoked crack, driven drunk, and lied to the public and to council. In the video, Ford calls Blair "Cocksucking fucking Chief Blair."

He also says "bumbaclot." A lot.

When the scandal broke, Ford admitted to his drug use and swore he'd gone sober. But he told reporters who questioned him about this video that he was drunk, and that the events depicted in it were his "my personal life, with my personal friends, that's up to me. This really has nothing to do with you guys."

“I was with some friends and what I do in my personal life, with my personal friends, that’s up to me. This really has nothing to do with you guys,” Ford told reporters Tuesday afternoon.

The mayor wouldn’t address questions about his past claims that he quit drinking.

...The video could be damaging to Ford’s campaign for re-election, as he has staked his reputation to being clean and sober since November.

Ford “guaranteed” he has stopped drinking in interviews last year and told the CBC he had a “come to Jesus” moment about his drinking.

Oh, and there's a dancehall remix (Thanks, Andy!)

Rob Ford video shows ‘drunk’ mayor rambling and swearing in Toronto restaurant [Josh Visser and Natalie Alcoba]

(via Joey Devilla)

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  1. I don't know, that might be a Jabba the Hutt accent...

  2. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a thread winner in 1!

  3. Glitch says:

    Sometimes a dark little voice in the back my head asks why this man is still tolerated to live, much less act as an elected official. I know I shouldn't think like that, but after a while you just get so tired of this bullshit.

  4. Because he is the Everyman no one wants to own up to really being: middle-age, overweight, denial of obvious substance abuse issues and despite lack of intellectual heft, never wrong. He is the mirror image of what people are but just do not have the courage to admit.

  5. How many of your family members literally hold the lives of thousands of people in their hands? This isn't a man with substance abuse problems; this is a man who bald-facedly lies about these substance abuse problems and acts as though if he ignored them long enough they'd just go away. He then uses the same approach to major crises the city faces, refusing to declare a state of emergency despite people dying from the cold and CO poisoning.

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