Why is Toronto's crack-smoking Mayor Rob Ford so popular?

Despite a months-long drug scandal, Ford's poll numbers haven't gone up in smoke

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After months of denials, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally came clean on Tuesday: He has smoked crack after all.

Ford admitted to hitting the rock, but blamed it on the fact that he was "probably in one of my drunken stupors."

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