Rob Ford never said he was '100%' done with drinking, Doug Ford says despite 100% fact that mayor did make that promise - 2014-03-17

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F0.png Rob Ford never said he was '100%' done with drinking, Doug Ford says despite 100% fact that mayor did make that promise March 17, 2014, Natalie Alcoba, National Post

Back in November during the height of the crack cocaine scandal, Mayor Rob Ford "guaranteed, 100%" in a televised interview that he was done with booze. He then repeated the commitment in various forms to media outlets near and far. On Monday, in the wake of the latest video showing the mayor stumbling and swearing outside City Hall, his older brother sought to rewrite history.

In light of Ford's latest public embarrassment, the National Post has gathered together some of the Toronto mayor's greatest hits when it comes to missing the facts.

SWEARING OFF BOOZE FOR GOOD

  1. 1 — "I can assure people — hopefully, it doesn't happen again. And I'll make sure it doesn't happen again." – Nov. 3, 2013 of his intoxication at the City Hall St. Patrick's Day party in 2012 and Taste of the Danforth 2013
  1. 2 — "If you don't see a difference in me in five months, then I'll eat my words. I've had a come-to-Jesus moment if you want to call it that." – he told CBC's Peter Mansbridge on Nov. 18, 2013
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{{cite news | first = Natalie | last = Alcoba | title = Rob Ford never said he was '100%' done with drinking, Doug Ford says despite 100% fact that mayor did make that promise | url = https://nationalpost.com/news/toronto/rob-ford-never-said-he-was-100-done-with-drinking-doug-ford-says-despite-100-fact-that-mayor-did-make-that-promise | work = National Post | date = March 17, 2014 | accessdate = August 25, 2019 }}