"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
- Audre Lorde
"Rob Ford: Mayor says he’ll choose cottage over Pride parade again this year" - Daniel Dale, City Hall
The most exalted one has openly mocked gays and gay marriage in the past. It makes sense that he would not want to go to a festive event that celebrates something he hates (read: does not understand). It's one thing to personally have a problem with an issue, but, and it's a big one, Ford is the mayor of Toronto. If he's too dim-witted to attend the parade on his own volition, then he should be forced to attend: Pull out the baby carriage, reinforce the suspension, and start pushing...
If Baby Robert starts whining, give him a lollipop.