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Is there a transcript of Doug's eulogy? All I caught was some weird story about Mr Sub.

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/hes-the-mayor-of-heaven-now-a-transcript-of-rob-ford-tributes/

Doug said nothing you couldn't predict. Best brother ever, respect for taxpayers, Ford Nation will continue, blah....

Here's a taste:

Rob was truly the party of the people. And we do a lot of polling, and you’d see that 50 percent of Rob’s support would traditionally vote for Liberals, 40 percent NDP, and we had some fiscal Conservatives in there. So when they talk about Ford Nation, it’s a very diverse group. And we saw that over the last few days. Rob was the champion of the teen, he was the champion of the immigrant, the new Canadian, the union worker, the frontline worker, and champion of the little guy. Always said there was a big guy that was the champion of the little guy. And that was so suitable for Rob.
 
I read that earlier on twitter. He's been useless for years, I can't imagine it will make any difference to the ward.

Indeed. Though I'm sure the news will be completely swept under the rug while the Ford campaign event masquerading as a funeral is going on.
 
Rob was truly the party of the people. And we do a lot of polling, and you’d see that 50 percent of Rob’s support would traditionally vote for Liberals, 40 percent NDP, and we had some fiscal Conservatives in there. So when they talk about Ford Nation, it’s a very diverse group. And we saw that over the last few days. Rob was the champion of the teen, he was the champion of the immigrant, the new Canadian, the union worker, the frontline worker, and champion of the little guy. Always said there was a big guy that was the champion of the little guy. And that was so suitable for Rob.

The union worker?!?

This is the weirdest eulogy IN THE WORLD. I would think they were fellow councillors, not brothers. And it doesn't even sound like Rob's dead...it sounds like a speech at some awards banquet.
 
Is there a transcript of Doug's eulogy? All I caught was some weird story about Mr Sub.

Just something about Rob doing something other than his actual job.

Mike Harris: 'Well, I hate Toronto, as you know, but I got along well with Rob's dad, so uh, yeah, gravy train'.

As for Stephanie's speech -

It means so much to my brother Dougie and I.​

- I detect the hand of uncle Doug.
 
Doug Ford: "I want to say a special thanks to Mayor John Tory. He’s bent over backwards for our family, he’s filled every request."

Just the way he said this, made me think he was letting Ford Nation know that he'd made Tory his little bitch.
 
Why is Celine grouped in with a bunch of dead people?

We're not dealing with great intellects here.
https://www.marxists.org/glossary/terms/l/u.htm

Lumpenproletariat

Roughly translated as slum workers or the mob, this term identifies the class of outcast, degenerated and submerged elements that make up a section of the population of industrial centers. It includes beggars, prostitutes, gangsters, racketeers, swindlers, petty criminals, tramps, chronic unemployed or unemployables, persons who have been cast out by industry, and all sorts of declassed, degraded or degenerated elements. In times of prolonged crisis (depression), innumerable young people also, who cannot find an opportunity to enter into the social organism as producers, are pushed into this limbo of the outcast. Here demagogues and fascists of various stripes find some area of the mass base in time of struggle and social breakdown, when the ranks of the Lumpenproletariat are enormously swelled by ruined and declassed elements from all layers of a society in decay.

The term was coined by Marx in The German Ideology in the course of a critique of Max Stirner. In passage of The Ego and His Own which Marx is criticising at the time, Stirner frequently uses the term Lumpe and applies it as a prefix, but never actually used the term “lumpenproletariat.” Lumpen originally meant “rags,” but began to be used to mean “a person in rags.” From having the sense of “ragamuffin,” it came to mean “riff-raff” or “knave,” and by the beginning of the eighteenth century it began to be used freely as a prefix to make a range of perjorative terms. By the 1820s, “lumpen” could be tacked on to almost any German word.

The term was later used in the Communist Manifesto (where it is translated as “dangerous classes”) and in Class Struggles in France, and elsewhere.
 
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