I wonder why the author chose to erase the candidacies of Anthony Kawalski and Irvine Carvery from the article. Do they not fit the narrative? Anthony Kawalski, as a gay black immigrant certainly embodies diversity, yet the author completely marginalizes him from her article. Perhaps Rhys needs to check their privilege and stay in their own lane.
"He's not an edgy white liberal, I'M an edgy white liberal!"
This drivel is so condescending to Lindell Smith (and other candidates of colour, for that matter). The logical conclusion from this keyboard diarrhea is that diversity is good, decent people have removed themselves from the race and Lindell should win by acclamation? Forget debates, or the competition of ideas, what Councillor Watts really wanted was a Lindell coronation? I'm voting for Lindell, but I have no major differences with any of the other frontrunners, and it is obvious that they like and respect each other when they are in group settings (and all sit or have sat together on the boards of community organizations.
The only takeaway from this word shart? Your Toronto friends are assholes, and you are lucky to be rid of them. As they also are to be rid of you.
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