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Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:47 AM

The brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is running for office -- and he sounds a lot like Trump

Doug Ford is campaigning to become leader of Ontario, Canada's most populous province and perhaps to bring glory to the Ford name.

The family name was marred by his brother Rob Ford, the late mayor of Toronto whose political career was dogged by drunken escapades and a video of him smoking crack cocaine.

But Doug Ford's rhetoric on the campaign trail has compelled observers to link him to another political name: President Donald Trump.

Ford has positioned himself as the antithesis of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and as a right-of-center businessman who derides elites, whom he has described as "people who look down on the average, common folk, thinking they're smarter and that they know better to tell us how to live our lives."

Read more: http://www.courant.com/nation-world/ct-rob-ford-brother-ontario-election-20180429-story.html

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Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:49 AM

1. I hope the Canadians are smarter than we were

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