Thursday, July 28, 2011
Toronto councillor disses Margaret Atwood re library closures
Toronto councillor Doug Ford (brother of Toronto’s thuggish mayor Rob Ford) has attacked beloved Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood, "saying he wouldn’t recognize her if she walked down the street, and that she should keep her opinions about planned Toronto library closures to herself. The councillor said that if Atwood wanted to comment on policy, 'she should get herself elected to office or pipe down.' Doug Ford previously promised to privatise or shut down “everything that isn’t nailed down” in the city."