Scandal

Toronto Mayor Apologizes for Videotaped Rant

Says he was "extremely inebriated"

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Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit "first-degree murder" against an unknown person.

The leader of Canada's biggest city told reporters he had been "extremely inebriated" in the clip, which shows him apparently blowing off steam.

It is the latest video controversy to engulf the mayor, who admitted this week having smoked crack cocaine.

(Hat tip to Reason commenter Archduke von Pantsfan)