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Quotable Quotes: City Council March 5 edition

- March 5th, 2012

Mayor Rob Ford and Councillor Frances Nunziata

Mayor Rob Ford talks to Speaker Frances Nunziata during Monday’s city council meeting (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

Monday’s city council meeting had some quotable moments.
Here’s what councillors had to say during the debate to restart the TTC commission and after the vote:

“Our commission isn’t functioning well.”
TTC chair Karen Stintz to city council about the current TTC commission

“You can stab me as many times as you want, I’ll still be standing.”
Councillor Frances Nunziata responding to Councillor Adam Vaughan’s heckling

“You have been taking that taxpayer to the cleaners.”
Councillor Anthony Perruzza blasts Mayor Rob Ford’s administration for cancelling Transit City

“You know, you are an idiot.”
Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti to Councillor Anthony Perruzza

“The theme of this administration is change.”
Councillor Norm Kelly to his council colleagues

“One proposes some sort of blended board with everything but U.S. peacekeepers and Smurfs on it.”
Councillor Adam Vaughan describing how erratic councillors who support Ford were during Monday’s meeting.

“This is worse than the Roman senate.”
An anonymous councillor describing Monday’s meeting