Musings —08.05.2010 07:56 AM—
The Rob Ford Campaign does not want this friendly handshake in any way misconstrued, said the Rob Ford Campaign.
Rob Ford’s long-held belief in traditional marriage has exploded into a campaign issue now that he has endorsed the views of a fundamentalist Christian pastor who suggested online that same-sex marriage could “dismantle” a “healthy democratic civilization.”
Mr. Ford’s views emerged during a reciprocal endorsement Wednesday with Mr. Brereton, a former Ontario Provincial Police officer who now preaches at the Glorious Church-Faith Temple, a multiethnic Christian congregation near Regent Park. Under the heading “my opponents” on his mayoral website, the pastor wrote: “Men who don’t truly comprehend the reality of the importance of the God defined family will dismantle the very ethical fibers of what a healthy democratic civilization is.”
The notion that this knuckle-dragger could become mayor of Canada’s biggest and most diverse city is beyond ludicrous. God help us all.
What do you think, Internet? Want to see the Clampetts running the show down at City Hall?