Toronto mayor, caught ranting on video, admits drinking a 'little bit'

Jan 22, 2014    

TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who pledged last year to go clean after a crack-smoking scandal, admitted on Tuesday he had been drinking again after a video surfaced of him ranting about police surveillance in a mock Jamaican accent in a suburban eatery.Asked by reporters outside his office at city hall if he had been drinking, Ford said, "Yes I was ... Little bit, yeah."In the video, shot from a low angle and posted on YouTube on Tuesday, Ford stands by the counter of a fast-food restaurant and rants about surveillance that police carried out last year during a drug inv...

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