News

Fake signs campaign for anyone but Rob Ford

Fake signs campaign for anyone but Rob Ford

FORD NATION:Toronto Mayor Rob Ford sits in the council chamber as councillors look to pass motions to limit his powers on Monday Nov. 18. Photo: Associated Press/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

With offers of “just smoking pot” and the ability to never get caught urinating in public, it’d be hard to believe that the fictional campaign signs for the Toronto mayor’s race are real. But, they are getting a lot of attention.

The signs, a project of the website NoFordNation.com, appeared Monday in Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park, according to Canada.com.

Ford Nation is the nickname of the campaign and general persona of the 44-year-old mayor who has admittedly smoked crack-cocaine and had a series of very public gaffes.

The No Ford Nation website and Facebook page offer information on the other candidates running for Toronto’s top job, as well a cartoon series of some of Ford’s more memorable – err, embarrassing – moments as mayor.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s first wife, dead at 75

Fresh
cynthialennon

The first wife of the former Beatle, and mother of Julian Lennon, has reportedly died after a brief battle with cancer.

in Weird

‘Spicy’ scent of Burger King entices cologne buyers

bkcologne

The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special — "Flame Grilled" cologne.

in Music

Ringo Starr credits McCartney for upcoming Rock Hall induction

ringostarr

The drummer will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015 this month.

in Music

Led Zeppelin releases interactive music video

ledzepvideo

The video contains archival footage of the band and allows users to go inside the building pictured on the front of the "Physical Graffiti" album.

in Entertainment

The best April Fools’ Day pranks by companies

pacmanmaps

Google Panda, the Samsung smart knife, and more: Because even corporate America likes to pull one over on us.