At a certain point, though, you're torn between craving for some kind of truth - and a fear that you're starting to enjoy the hunt.
That, from a journalist. He is, in essence, talking about the addictive quality of getting a win on Rob Ford. He's out there, non-stop, providing fodder, hooking you, baiting you.
Anyone in politics and it's increasingly never-ending cycle will know the feeling. What they may not have thought of, though, is that fear of starting to put the win ahead of the purpose.
What does this have to do with addiction and dopamine?
That's something you're going to have to wrestle with yourself.