Media pile-on is building sympathy for Rob Ford

“I don’t like Ford, but he was elected and this is a ridiculous distraction. They need to let him do his job.”

That was something a very liberal ex-girlfriend said to me on the phone last night about the media histrionics over Rob and Doug Ford’s alleged, unsubstantiated misdeeds. And it’s something that in one form or another, I’m hearing more and more from people in Toronto.

Update: CTV Poll: Torontonians evenly split in their belief of Rob Ford crack allegations