When Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien started to gain momentum during last fall's election campaign, surely someone, somewhere was reminded of the Simpsons episode when Sideshow Bob successfully runs for mayor of Springfield. After Bob wins, Bart and Lisa reveal that circumstances of the election weren't on the level.
Now this happens. It is in a smartass' self-interest to hope he's cleared, since well, Mayor Lare makes it so easy on this end.
Ottawa mayor charged in bribery probe (CBC.ca)
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