In the news: Political turmoil perfect gift for satire

From Richard Ouzounian of the Toronto Star:

  • Roger07Could a political farce be much funnier than this?
    “When the Governor General suspended Parliament yesterday, it may have proved a headache for the average Canadian and a heartache for the politicians, but the crisis has been a much appreciated early Christmas present for those who traffic in satirical comedy. From CBC TV’s Royal Canadian Air Farce through Second City to a revised Bravo! version of a Michael Healey script, it’s all been grist for the mill. ‘It’s manna from heaven,’ rejoiced Roger Abbott of the Air Farce. ‘We’re pumped, stoked, excited.'” Read more.

Photo: Roger Abbott