Wednesday, April 13, 2016

"Rob Ford, the former mayor of Toronto, served not only as chief executive of one of the most successful metropolises in North America, but as an international buffoon, a symbol of toxic masculinity, and, as has become clear in 2016, the inventor of a new and virulent style of politics composed of equal parts comedy, rage and celebrity culture. The man rewrote the political playbook without trying. Rob Ford died an accidental prophet."

Stephen Marche, on why the next Rob Ford could become the U.S. president.

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