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Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians. It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of ammunition recently for TV talk show comics and satirists. Still, Ford wouldn't necessarily be a stone-cold cinch for the title. Connecticut, after all, has produced more than a few political idiots who might give Ford a run for his money in that sort of competition. Right at the top of our home-team roster of municipal shame would have to be Phil Giordano, former Waterbury mayor, former Republican U.S. Senate candidate,...

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