Associated Press reporter Rob Gillies wrote a story about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ordering five espressos, and its lede is phenomenal:
TORONTO (AP) – Famed DJ deadmau5 asked Rob Ford to go for a coffee run in his Ferrari and was jolted by the Toronto mayor’s order: five espressos in one cup.
But the last three lines of the story are remarkable as well.
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Ford asks the teller twice if there’s five shots and later says he throws the “espressos back. I do.”
Ford admitted last year that he had smoked crack in a “drunken stupor.”