Toronto City Council Strips Rob Ford of Emergency Powers

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 5: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, backed by brother Councillor Doug Ford (left) on November 5, 2013, speaks to the media following this morning's admission of having smoked crack. Ford did not step down, and said that city business must go on. Photo: Rick Madonik/Toronto Star/Getty Images

Because the last thing you want to hear from your mayor during an unfolding crisis is "BBBLLLLLLARRRRGHHHH I'm going to eat your box."