Toronto City Council just got a little more Klingon

toronto city council turns their backs

Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle tweeted earlier this morning that Toronto City Council have engaged in a new practice: turning their backs to Mayor-and-running-joke Rob Ford every time he speaks. She included the photo above in her tweet.

I’m reminded of this scene from Star Trek: The Next Generation

The big difference, of course, is that Worf accepted his discommendation with dignity and as a way to preserve the government’s honour, and even asked his brother to turn his back on him. There’s little chance of that happening with Rob Ford.

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