In the news: Rick Mercer, ‘normal human being’

From the blog of Alex Strachan of CanWest Media:

  • Mercy, it’s Rick Mercer
    “The purpose of our chat was to hear him talk up Canada’s Next Great Prime Minister, which airs Sunday on CBC. He’s quite proud of the program, but he’s under no illusions that it’s going to change our home and native land as we know it, despite the presence of Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams and three former PMs. It is, he says simply, ‘a fun show.'” Read more.