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Mayor Rob Ford arrives at city hall in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
Mayor Rob Ford arrives at city hall in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
(Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

Jeff Wattrick

Dear Toronto: Learn the 5 stages of mayoral grief. Love, Detroit

Toronto must feel like a city alone right now. The rest of the world is laughing at you. More specifically, we are laughing at your crack-smoking mayor and his adolescent gladiator fantasies. Implicitly, though, you know the world is essentially laughing at all of Toronto for electing this very strange man to run your town.