Toronto Mayor Rob Ford commented last weekend that the upcoming mayoral race in that city was going to be a “blood bath”.
No doubt alluding to the character attacks he has experienced, largely brought on by his own actions, since the crack video allegations started.
Over and above the Toronto mayor’s race this certainly does speak to the general tone of politics today.
No new ideas and lots of throwing under the bus.
First of all, if it’s going to be a blood bath, won’t that be up to those participating?
If you don’t want to draw blood, simply put the swords away.
Secondly, I think most candidates know the best way to harm the reputation of Rob Ford is to just stay out his way and let him do his thing.
He’ll self destruct on his own, we’ve been watching it for months now.
Pointing out the obvious to the ‘already fatigued’ voter will only make the candidate look bad, not the incumbent.
What was the old saying, ‘if you don’t have anything nice to say then don’t say it’.
And in this case, is it really necessary?
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