The Corner

What’s New, Pussycat?

I may have picked the wrong day to issue my defense of Rob Ford’s verbal infelicities. This morning, the Toronto mayor effortlessly beat his previous best for Soundbite of the Day – in his first ten minutes at City Hall:

Rob Ford left reporters gobsmacked Thursday morning when he denied a new claim that emerged in police documents that he’d berated a female staffer by saying…

Er, well, you’ll have to click over for that.

On the other hand, press conference-wise, if the alternative is Obama’s answer on Iran, I still feel Ford has the edge.

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist.

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