Doug Ford already fodder for news cartoonists, satirists

Newly chosen Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford has been a familiar face to Ontarians – and especially Torontonians – for years. As a city councillor, he was by his brother Rob’s side during his headline-grabbing tenure as mayor. Their father, Doug Ford Sr., was also a provincial politician and successful Etobicoke businessman.

CityNews reporter Cynthia Mulligan had a one-on-one interview with Ford on Monday, and in her first question she showed him an editorial cartoon depicting him in a cape and Ford Nation shirt, poised to save a bus filled with the Ontario PC party. But the occupants seem more afraid of Ford than their impending plunge. That cartoon is below, and you can see Ford’s reaction here:

Ford’s reputation as a brash political player has been the subject of countless editorial cartoons, we’ve rounded up some of the best.






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