Musings —06.05.2014 07:49 AM—
Having just completed “a whiplash-inducing flip-flop on his transit “Number One Priority,” John Tory has something new to be a hypocrite about: ethics.
Discussing Rob Ford’s regular violation of conflict of interest rules, here’s what John said last night at the mayoralty candidate’s debate at Humber College in Etobicoke:
“[The] mixing up of private and public business — you can’t do it,” said John.
Would this be John Tory who still sits on the Rogers board, earning $10,000 a meeting?
The same John Tory who just this year has been a registered lobbyist for Rogers?
The same John Tory who remains a Rogers boss, despite the fact that Rogers does tons of business with the City of Toronto?
The same John Tory whose Rogers employs up to a dozen lobbyists to pressure City officials?
Yep. Same John Tory.
This sums him up, I’d say: