“I go and do my job. What I do after hours, it shouldn’t matter to anybody,” he said, adding he wished Ford a swift recovery.
This is a dumb attitude.
Being a mayor is not like many other jobs.
You are the mayor 24/7.
Suppose some terrorists were to commit an act of terrorism, and Rob was drunk when he was told about it?
And then he had a hangover.
You can't have an alcoholic as mayor.
It's a moot point, but it's bound to come up in the future.
Character matters, folks. So does sobriety. You need someone who can be relied upon to be ready if called into action.