Depending on which side you fall on, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair either let Mayor Rob Ford off the hook by botching a drug investigation or took such personal delight in chasing the mayor that he deserves to be fired.
There’s also the possibility that Blair, who Ford himself has previously held up as an ethical figurehead, led a sound investigation into a drug ring with apparent ties to Ford and let the chips fall where they may. But professional competency doesn’t make headlines.
Fresh off a groundbreaking Thursday press conference in which Blair announced that police had recovered a deleted copy of a Rob Ford video that had previously been reported by the press, questions abound about what Ford is recorded doing on the video, and why no charges have been laid.
Dennis Morris, Ford's lawyer, told the Toronto Sun that Blair was grandstanding when he announced the existence of the controversial video and suggested he should be fired.
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