Doug Ford is taking motorists for a ride with gas pump stickers - 2019-08-17

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F94.png Doug Ford is taking motorists for a ride with gas pump stickers August 17, 2019, Martin Regg Cohn, Toronto Star

Of all the buffoonery wrought by Doug Ford since winning power last year, one blunder sticks out for sheer boneheaded obstinacy.

This month, the premier is forcing gas stations to affix a sticker onto all 25,000 fuel pumps in the province as part of his puerile propaganda war against a federal carbon levy. Never mind that this compelled speech offends free speech, or that it demonstrably distorts the truth and misstates reality.

Our Progressive Conservative premier — whose party has always stressed individual rights and freedoms — says it must be said. On pain of a $10,000 penalty, per day, for failing to do as told.

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{{cite news | first = Martin Regg | last = Cohn | title = Doug Ford is taking motorists for a ride with gas pump stickers | url = https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2019/08/17/doug-ford-is-taking-motorists-for-a-ride-with-gas-pump-stickers.html | work = Toronto Star | date = August 17, 2019 | accessdate = August 17, 2019 }}