Thursday, February 17, 2011
ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY
Since he swept into office, Mayor Rob Ford and his older brother, Councillor Doug Ford, have established a highly centralized administration that holds the reins of power tightly.
Not tightly enough, Doug Ford said in an interview this week.
“I believe in a strong mayor system, like they have in the States. The mayor should have veto power … so he has enough power to stop council,” Mr. Ford said. “The mayor should be the mayor. At the end of the day … the mayor’s responsible for everything.”