Toronto Rejects Rob Fordโ€™s Objections to flying “Pride flag” during “Olympics”

The New B.P

The rainbow flag flies at Toronto city hall. Mayor Rob Ford had ordered the flag taken down but later reversed his position. The rainbow flag flies at Toronto city hall. Mayor Rob Ford had ordered the flag taken down but later reversed his position. In another pointed jab at the gay community, Doug Ford accused the mother of a gay son of โ€œbullyingโ€ for accusing Rob Ford of homophobia. Rob Ford has begun his mayoral campaign by saying that he deliberately avoids the Pride festival and vocally opposing the cityโ€™s decision to fly a rainbow flag during the Olympics in solidarity with the gay community in Russia. Doug Ford, his brotherโ€™s campaign manager, has complained that Pride involves โ€œbuck naked men.โ€ On the second episode of their YouTube campaign show, released on Tuesday, Rob Ford read aloud a letter from a Scarborough mother who said she is hurt by his actions and called him โ€œhomophobic.โ€ โ€œThis is about being patriotic to our country,โ€ Ford said to the camera. โ€œI am notโ€ฆ

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