1. ONLY THE FIRST STEP

    Rob Ford Gives Up Alcohol

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    Giving up alcohol is only the third of the 12 steps, so we’re going to be hearing about Rob Ford for a long time. The Toronto mayor said Monday that he had a “come to Jesus moment” and he is “finished” with alcohol. “Just the humiliation and the belittling and the people I’ve let down,” Ford said. “And it’s all because of alcohol. Excessive, stupid, immature behavior and that’s it.” Also, he reversed his comments last week that he may have driven drunk. Of course, hours earlier, he declared “war” on the city councilors who had voted to limit his authority, so he might not be entirely changed yet. “You guys have just attacked Kuwait,” he said. 

    Read it at BBC News