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  • Aired:  11/14/13
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Embattled crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford answers questions about his drug history before the mighty Toronto city council. (6:31)

BUT OF COURSE FOR EVERYCLOUD THERE IS A SILVER

LINING.

CERTAINLY THE ROLLOUT FORTHE PRESIDENT'S SIGNATURE

LEGISLATIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTHAS BEEN ROCKY.

BUT AT LEAST IT HAS NOT BEENMAYOR OF TORONTO ROCKY.

OR AS THE MAYOR IS NOWREFERRED TO --

>> THE CRACK-SMOKING MAYOROF TORONTO--

(LAUGHTER)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

>> Jon: TORONTO MAYOR ANDINTREPID INTOXICANT AFFICIONADO

ROB FORD YESTERDAYAPPEARED BEFORE THE MIGHTY

TORONTO CITY COUNCIL.

AS CROWDS OF HIS SUPPORTIVECONSTITUENTS GATHERED

OUTSIDE.

SO THAT'S WHERE SOUTH PARKGOT THAT.

(LAUGHTER)ANYWAY, FORD HAS SOME SPLANING

TO DO.

>> MR. MAYOR, DO YOU STILLHAVE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR

DRUGS, GUNS AND GANGS?

>> ABSOLUTELY.

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: WAIT, DID YOU SAY

ZERO TOLERANCE FOR DRUGS ORJIM MORISON LIKE HIGH

TOLERANCE FOR DRUGS.

BUT THEN INEVITABLY THE$64,000 QUESTION OR WHATEVER

CRACK COSTS IN CANADA.

>> HAVE YOU PURCHASEDILLEGAL DRUGS IN THE LAST

TWO YEARS?

>> YES, I HAVE.

>> Jon: THE PAUSE BEFOREMAYOR FORD TO ANSWER THAT

FACTUALLY YES OR NO QUESTIONWAS 8 SECONDS LONG.

8 SECONDS.

WE DON'T KNOW WHAT IS HE WASTHINKING IN THE INTERVAL.

BUT WE THINK IT MIGHT HAVEBEEN THIS.

>> HAVE YOU PURCHASEDILLEGAL DRUGS IN THE LAST

TWO YEARS?

>> YES, I HAVE.

>> Jon: GOING THROUGH THEHEADLINES.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Jon: MAYBE IN THOSE EIGHT

SECONDS MAYOR FORD WAS TRULYTRYING TO REMEMBER THE LAST

TIME HE BOUGHT CRACK ORMAYBE HE WAS DOING THE HOMER

SIMPSON THING, EXHORTINGHIMSELF NOT TO SAY YES

BEFORE BLURTING OUT YES,DOUGH!

OR PERHAPS HE WAS JUSTPAUSING FOR DRAMATIC GAME

SHOW CONTESTANT AFFECT.

>> HAVE YOU PURCHASEDILLEGAL DRUGS IN THE LAST

TWO YEARS?

>> YES, I HAVE.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Jon: THERE, HE DID IT.

HE WON!

THAT WAS OUR-- ULTIMATELYTHE COUNCIL VOTED 37-5 TO

REQUEST NONBINDINGLY IF THEMAYOR WOULD CONSIDER,

RESPECTFULLY, A LEAVE OFABSENCE SIR, PLEASE.

OR AS THAT'S KNOWN UP THERE,JUSTICE, CANADIAN STYLE.

BUT OF COURSEDRUG PURCHASES TURN OUT TO

BE THE TIP OF THE ROB FORD.

>> NEW BOMBSHELL ALLEGATIONSINCLUDING ACCUSATIONS THAT

FORD CONSORTED WITH ASUSPECTED PROSTITUTE,

SNORTED COCAINE, DROVE WHILEDRINKING AND SMOKED A JOINT

WITH TWO WOMEN.

>> Jon: AND THEN AFTERLUNCH--

(LAUGHTER)YOU KNOW WHAT, THESE

ALLEGATIONS ARE GOING TOKEEP SURFACING.

ALL THE GUY HAS TO DO ISJUST LAY LOW, GET SOME

PROFESSIONAL HELP, AND THENIT'S ALL GOING TO BLOW OVER.

AND CUE HIM THIS MORNINGTALKING TO THE PRESS.

>> A SHORT TIME AGO MAYORFORD DENIED A WOMAN THAT HE

MET WAS A PROSTITUTE.

>> ALANA IS NOT APROSTITUTE.

SHE'S A FRIEND.

I HAVE HAD ENOUGH I HAVE TOTAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST

THE WAITER THAT SAID I WASDOING LINES AT THE BEER

MARKET.

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: [BLEEP] GUY IS A

ONE-MAN EPISODE OF COPS.

BUT ALL OF THIS, THEALLEGATIONS, THE INTOXICATED

RANT TAPES, THE CRACK SMOKINGHE BELIEVES IS EXCUSED

SOMEHOW BY HIS RAMPANTALCOHOLISM, ALL OF THIS

PALES IN COMPARISON TO THISNEXT MOMENT.

I WANT TO ASK YOU A QUESTIONAT HOME.

DO YOU HAVE CHILDREN?

BECAUSE IF YOU DO, YOU MIGHTWANT TO GO RIGHT NOW AND

WAKE THEM UP AND BRING THEMDOWNSTAIRS.

AND GATHER THEM AROUND THETELEVISION SET.

I KNOW THEY'VE GOT SCHOOLTOMORROW BUT I THINK YOU'LL

AGREE ONCE YOU SEE THIS CLIP,IT'S MORE IMPORTANT THAN

SCHOOL.

THIS NEXT CLIP WILL ASTONISHAND AMAZE YOU.

THIS IS TORONTO MAYOR ROBFORD ADDRESSING ALLEGATIONS

THAT HE SEXUALLY HARASSEDONE OF HIS STAFFERS.

>> ON THE LAST THING WASOLIVIA, IT SAYS THAT I WANT

TO EAT HER [BLEEP].

>> I HAVE NEVER SAID THAT INMY LIFE TO HER.

I WOULD NEVER DO THAT I'MHAPPILY MARRIED.

I HAVE MORE THAN ENOUGH TOEAT AT HOME!

(LAUGHTER)>> Jon: WHAT?

WHAT?

WHAT!

WHAT!

WHAT!

SOMEWHERE IN A BASEMENTTHROUGH HIS TEARS ANTHONY

WEINER IS GOING WHAT THE[BLEEP]?

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)[BLEEP] ALL YOU CAN EAT

BUFFET AT HOME!

IN FACT, THE ONLY THING THATGETS ME THROUGH THE

RIDICULOUS AMOUNT OF NONSTOPCUNNILINGUS I HAVE TO

PERFORM IS THE SWEET RELIEFOF CRACK.

LET ME BEG YOU, SIR, LET MEBEG YOU.

MAYOR ROB FORD OF TORONTO,LET THAT BE YOUR LAST

STATEMENT.

THROW DOWN THE MIC.

MAKE THAT YOUR LAST SENTENCEOF YOUR ENTIRE CAREER IN

PUBLIC SERVICE.

BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT WE CALLIN MY BUSINESS, A CLOSER

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