He will be remembered as many things: as the crack mayor, as the fat mayor, as the mayor who had more than enough to eat at home. But his political legacy is larger and stranger and harder to pin down than all of that. In his brief, tumultuous time in office, Ford never stopped surprising. He provoked anger. He provoked disgust. But for a large subset of the city — through it all and certainly to the end — he was the guy, their everyman saviour, the one who’s looking out for “us.”… Continue reading

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