If anyone thought that Rob Ford’s absence from the hustings would somehow civilize the Toronto City Council election campaign, they would be sadly mistaken.
On Tuesday, Coun. Kristyn Wong-Tam, an ardent opponent of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, was the subject a homophobic attack in the form of a mailed letter from someone who claimed to be a supporter of Ford Nation.
She posted the letter on Twitter.
Some took to social media to call out out Wong-Tam for trying to tie the Fords to this attack, suggesting that she was playing politics.
"Why are you promoting @kristynwongtam tweet?” one person tweeted.
"For all we know Wong-Tam wrote this letter NO PROOF it came from [Ford Nation]."
Another person suggested that Wong-Tam was “playing the gay card.”
"You must be getting desperate," he wrote.
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