Does the opposition have an equally bad reputation? Are we talking the Libs or NDP. The McGuinty Liberals faced scrutiny over hidden emails something that Ford has far exceeded not including the whiff of payoffs.I'll be blunt, I don't think the the greenbelt scandal is really that big of a deal to most voters. As Jen Gerson from The Line summed it up, it's a story about rich people getting richer by scamming other rich people.... People struggling to make ends meet aren't going to get too worked up about it, particularly when the opposition has an equally bad reputation for scandal.
But you are probably right I doubt that it will bring the Premier/Govt down or cost an election unless Ford was dumb enough to put it all in writing and even if he was. I know Silvio is not