Toronto Redditors "OK" If Rob Ford Dies

May 3rd, 2014 | Poletical News 

Reddit has long been known as a home for liberal and left-wing political thought, but on May 3rd the website took a nastier-than-normal turn when a Redditor posted comments that welcomed the death of Rob Ford. To make matters worse, 49% of Toronto Redditors up-voted (or 'liked') the user's deplorable comments. 

Reddit moderators did not remove the comment after it was posted.

Below is a full screencap of the Reddit comment and the number of likes it received on Reddit's /r/toronto page, as of 12:00pm on May 3rd - just two hours after it was posted.

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