The embattled crack-smoking mayor of Toronto gave his hundreds of thousands of Twitter followers the wrong clock-setting advice ahead of this weekend's Daylight Savings Time switchover
And in today’s edition of fun Rob Ford news: the scandal-plagued, gaffe-prone Toronto mayor incorrectly advised his 133,000 Twitter followers to turn their clocks back for Daylight Saving Time, instead of forward.
The now-deleted tweet read, “Daylight Saving Time starts this evening, turn your clocks back and change batteries in smoke alarms.” It was up for about 30 minutes, which was plenty of time for snarky backlash and screenshots of the error.
Soon, a new tweet went up with the correct information:
Daylight Saving Time starts this evening, turn your clocks forward and change smoke alarm batteries before going to bed tonight.—
Mayor Rob Ford (@TOMayorFord) March 09, 2014
Seriously, why has no one taught Rob Ford that old saying, “spring forward, fall back?”