Mayor: ‘I do not use crack cocaine’

Mayor Rob Ford broke his week-long silence Friday afternoon to forcefully denounce reports alleging he smokes crack cocaine, telling a throng of journalists at City Hall that he has been “judged by the media without any evidence.” Red-faced and gripping a City of Toronto podium set up inside the mayor’s protocol lounge, Mr. Ford — who has clumsily dodged the press since the allegations first surfaced in a New York gossip blog last Thursday — began his five-minute news conference by definitively rejecting the heart of the story. … http://nationalpost.com/posted-toronto/rob-ford-says-crack-cocaine-allegations-have-taken-a-great-toll-on-his-family-after-week-long-silence

 

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