Ford’s ‘gender mess’ tirade is latest from veteran councilman

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 18, 2021 11:16 AM CT | Published: November 18, 2021 10:35 AM CT

From calling a councilwoman “baby” to berating a city division director, Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford Sr. has a history of outbursts prior to Tuesday’s comments to two members of county government. 

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