Friday, 31 August 2012

Annals of Notpologia: Krista Ford

Annals of Notpologia: Krista Ford


September 1 Update: Discovered this morning almost all of the links were broken. Hopefully they are now all fixed.

Recently, Krista Ford, the neice of current Toronto mayor Rob Ford, got in a bit of hot water.

Due to a recent spate of sexual assaults in the Toronto area, the local police have been advising the public to be wary (you can see from the news releases that there have been twelve sexual assault alerts released since August 25, which is quite a few, even granting that they may not all be related).

Following one such news release, Ms Ford elected to tweet (1) the following advice to aid women in avoiding sexual assault:

Screen capture from torontoist.com. This Tweet was eventually deleted from Ms Ford's feed, but everything is forever on the Internet.

I'm sure I don't need to spell out the problem with her message.