Musings —06.26.2011 08:38 AM—
In 1981? Probably then, too.
1991? Getting tougher. 2001? Getting a lot tougher.
2011? Pretty much impossible.
That’s why the decision of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to skip the city’s annual Pride parade attracted a lot of attention last week. It’s the first time in a long time a Toronto mayor has snubbed the powerful gay community. Among other things, it’s kind of bizarre.
Ford’s excuse — he’s continuing a 30-year family tradition of gathering at the cottage in Huntsville.