Musings —12.02.2012 03:50 PM—
The Rob Ford bit, below, has resulted in a fair bit of mail from my admirers. Here’s a good one, from firstname.lastname@example.org ( I kid you not):
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2012 17:36:43
Subject: i will vote for Rob Ford 2nd term.l
I will never vote the Liberal crooks and scumbags that you associate with.
They are the parasites and leeches of Ontario Society… McGuinty should
leave Ontario. HE IS NOT WELCOME
Nice, eh? So I responded as I always do, with this:
From: Warren Kinsella [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: i will vote for Rob Ford 2nd term.l
Thanks Josie. Best to you and yours, W
Then Josie came back:
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2012 20:24:38
Subject: RE: i will vote for Rob Ford 2nd term.l
Canadian US Employment Recruiter
Resident of the affluent St. Pauls Riding.
Unwashed Unkept hick who grew in Etobicoke and presently
living in Affluent st pauls in liberal horrible representation
that accomplishes nothing in the riding except to remind us
how stupid voters are.
The voice of Ford Nation, right there.
Holy God Almighty, I love the Internet.