Anti-Rob Ford group advocates mayoral candidates who drink and smoke pot, just not crack

The "No Ford Nation" group has started posting signs for fake mayoral candidates in Toronto.
By Evan Bleier   |   March 31, 2014 at 1:36 PM   |   Comments

March 31 (UPI) -- One Toronto group is apparently fine with their future mayor getting drunk on booze or lifted on pot as long as he or she doesn’t smoke crack.

A series of campaign signs have been posted in Toronto featuring phony mayoral candidates with some fairly funny slogans that mock current Mayor Rob Ford, infamous for admitting that he smoked crack cocaine.

The election signs were posted by the “No Ford Nation” political group started by Christina Robins three years ago. “Ford Nation was started by Rob and Doug Ford to divide this city into us and them,” Robbins told Canada.com. “What we’re saying is that there’s no such nation. We’re just Toronto.”

The election will be held on Oct. 27. “You don’t want to say ‘anyone but Ford’ and then not give them any resources to make an informed decision,” Robbins said. “We want to get back to a mayor who doesn’t embarrass us.”

Robbins hopes the edgy ads will get people to check out the NFN website. “Our point is if you’re gonna vote for Ford you might as well vote for this guy,” she said. “Quite frankly, the guy who says he’ll only smoke pot in office is better than Ford.”

[No Ford Nation]

Follow @itishowitis and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
Viral video shows grouper swallow shark off fisherman's reel in one terrifying gulp
Tennessee student kicked out of class for saying 'bless you'
Indian boy with hands larger than his head can't even tie shoes
Watch as driver leaps from motorcycle mid-crash and lands safely on moving car
Wanted Washington man crashes car into police hunting for him
Trending News