In one of the more direct lines from media into politics that this country has seen, James Wallace, vice president of editorial for the Sun papers, announced this morning that he will be leaving Postmedia to take a job in the office of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Reports indicate that he will become one of Ford’s deputy chiefs of staff.
“I have accepted a role in Premier Doug Ford’s office, where I hope to be of some help and service but want to thank each of you for the love, sweat, and tears you’ve put into what [Toronto Sun city editor Jonathan] Kingstone aptly refers to as the Daily Miracle,” he wrote in a memo conveyed to his former staff (published in full at bottom).
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