March 13, 2018

Anthony Furey: Doug Ford is a moderate

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

On last night's show, Toronto Sun columnist Anthony Furey joined me to discuss Doug Ford's ideology, his supporters, and what the media gets wrong about him.

Despite the hysteria coming from the left, Anthony thinks Ford is actually a moderate conservative. His plan to find efficiencies in the public sector and lower taxes is well within the mainstream of conservative politics. 

Ford's common sense solutions are popular beyond the conservative base, attend any of his rallies and you'll see more new Canadians than at any Liberal or NDP event.

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commented 2018-03-14 08:26:31 -0400
It is time to “Ditch the Witch”
commented 2018-03-14 07:48:41 -0400
The laws of physics have been upended and there is a breach in the space-time continuum. Over at the Toronto (Red) Star, Thomas Walcolm has written an article entitled “Why Doug Ford is Not Donald Trump North”. Malcolm pretty much agrees with Furey that Ford is a moderate who’s time has come to clean up after the Wynne Government. He is also sympathetic to Ford’s position on sex-ed. Poor Butt Hurt Bobby even his own socialist rag is throwing Wynne under the bus. Better get a case of Prepartion H pal, I think the butt hurt has just commenced.
commented 2018-03-14 01:21:51 -0400
Bob Rock you have said far more extreme things about Christians than i have ever said about gays. Please prove me wrong.
commented 2018-03-14 01:20:27 -0400
Bob Rock when the left has pedophilia legalized you will call anyone against that Extreme. Did you think the people who got the government to outlaw Bestiality Brothels in Germany were Extreme??
commented 2018-03-14 01:18:04 -0400
Bob Rock sorry i am not extreme , you are. The left is far more extreme. I do not silence anyone or want anyone jailed for their opinion. And you just proved what i said. Please tell me what i have said that is extreme??
commented 2018-03-13 20:34:33 -0400
P.S. GO DOUG!!! The wind is at your back, the people are fed up with Wynne and ready for change!
commented 2018-03-13 20:28:05 -0400
After fifteen years of kooky cultural Marxist McGuinty-Wynne extremism, moderate conservative looks good!
commented 2018-03-13 20:27:09 -0400
Robert Mcclelland,

You may not think the CBC is paying me, but Liza is convinced that I am a CBC employee and they pay me to be here.
commented 2018-03-13 20:25:14 -0400
Ndp Sucks,

Wait until Doug actually beats Wynne, before you start the circle jerk. If he wins – go crazy jerking it.
commented 2018-03-13 20:23:44 -0400
Drew Wakariuk,

You moderate? LMAO.

You constantly post extreme shit on here.

It’s hilarious that the social conservative ONLY crowd is now pretending to be open to some social issues, because The Rebel is now calling Doug Ford a moderate.
commented 2018-03-13 19:57:02 -0400
Moderate doesn’t mean liberal or cultural Marxist. There are moderate conservatives like Doug who are neither of those awful things. After fifteen years of McGuinty-Wynne extremism, moderate looks pretty good to me.
commented 2018-03-13 19:42:57 -0400
Bobby Rock are you obsessed or possessed? Get used to the idea of PREMIER DOUG FORD. Why don’t you take a permanent vacation in Iran. It should last a day or two, maybe three if you’re lucky.
commented 2018-03-13 19:18:13 -0400
Butt Hurt Bobby, I don’t think CBC is paying you to be here, you are way too inept for that.
commented 2018-03-13 18:41:32 -0400
Love how left wing bigots and elitists think they get to Define others to vainly attempt to fool themselves into thinking their own personal bigotry is justified and acceptable, while they vilify and attack others for even the slightest bit of legitimate criticism that they cannot accept due to their own narcissism.
commented 2018-03-13 18:22:09 -0400
Bob Rock we are more moderate than you and most of the left. Sorry but as you keep moving left it does not make us any farther right. Now go disarm the population and censor speech and tax people into government dependence , that is so moderate.
commented 2018-03-13 16:30:35 -0400
Common sense,

How ironic – since you don’t have the common sense to know that people don’t get paid to troll and yet some of your morons actually think the CBC is paying for me to be here.
commented 2018-03-13 16:21:34 -0400
Yes, The Rebel is full of moderates.


If that was the case, I wouldn’t have any problem. The reasonable and rational conservatives left here a long time.

If you have been here since the beginning Robert, then perhaps you remember Erin Berry – a moderate conservative who couldn’t take the extreme right/alt right views any longer. Liza knows all about her.
commented 2018-03-13 16:19:28 -0400
Muta Ween and Common Sense
commented 2018-03-13 16:17:29 -0400
Lisa Roxie , you are close to an instigator penalty and possibly a game misconduct for engaging in arguments with one of the resident trolls.
commented 2018-03-13 16:10:02 -0400
Bob Rock, don’t cash that cheque. Those who are paying you to troll are going to demand their money back due to your pathetic performance.
commented 2018-03-13 16:09:34 -0400
I know Liza, he is a rather persistent and irritating fellow, but without a few trolls, it might get kinda boring around here.
commented 2018-03-13 15:55:38 -0400
Bobby of course is who I meant.
commented 2018-03-13 15:54:44 -0400
Gawd, he’s here all the time and he still doesn’t get it. Talk about being stuck in a rut. Trolls sure do take up a lot of real estate. I suppose its good for clicks but such a waste of time and space otherwise.
commented 2018-03-13 15:54:42 -0400
I hate to disappoint you Bobby, but I have been here from the start. There are no hard core right wing politicians left in Canada. Most of the people who post here know that and are pragmatic about the situation. In a historical context, I think Ford is moderate but because he opposes big government and big taxes he is also a conservative.
commented 2018-03-13 15:53:22 -0400
count the small “c” conservatives with one hand.
commented 2018-03-13 15:39:32 -0400
You could probably count the small “c” conservatives with one way, so you are the exception here – not the rule. How could you miss that, considering the endless hate for any social view that isn’t conservative.
commented 2018-03-13 15:36:04 -0400

That’s the point – people here don’t want flexibility on social issues. They want a hard core SOCIAL AND FISCAL CONSERVATIVE.

Are you new to The Rebel? Doesn’t seem like you know the demographic here, which is extreme conservatives. They already hate small “c” Sheer.

Steven Harper wasn’t conservative enough for people here. Donald Trump mixed with Sarah Palin and Mike Pence (for the Jesus) would be a wet dream Canadian politician on The Rebel.
commented 2018-03-13 15:35:55 -0400
Well Bobby, small “c” conservatives are not Liberal-lite. I consider myself to be a small “c” conservative and I get along just fine here. I think that the conservative tent is much larger than you have been led to believe.
commented 2018-03-13 15:24:06 -0400
Now Bobby, there you go again, small “c” conservatives are fiscally responsible but many have flexibility on social issues. There is no contradiction here. Didn’t your parents teach you anything?