“I think there are people here who would like me to read the proclamation. If you do not agree, you have the right to leave.”
—Councillor Frances Nunziata (Ward 11, York South-Weston), finger-wagging schoolmarm of Toronto city council. Nunziata was speaking in place of the mayor at today’s Pride flag-raising at City Hall, and responding to the assembled crowd’s booing, an expression of anger at Ford’s failure to show up at this or any other Pride event. Let’s hear it for community spirit.