Earlier today, Toronto mayor Rob Ford admitted to smoking crack cocaine during one of his “drunken stupors.” Which naturally invited comparisons between him and another crack-smoking mayor, the illustrious Marion “Bitch Set Me Up” Barry:

But Team Barry didn’t take kindly to WaPo’s side-by-side comparison, and a Twitter fit was pitched:

But if Barry’s people are looking for sympathy on Twitter, they’re not likely to find much of it.

https://twitter.com/microphallus/status/397809942054576128

https://twitter.com/__PSYCH0PATH__/status/397827393076752384

https://twitter.com/Fitzy716/status/397829058639060992

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