From Laura Stone of iPolitics:
- Rick Mercer: In primetime, with something to say
Itâ€™s the week after Kathleen Wynne was chosen to lead the Liberals. Talk inevitably turns to the new Ontario premier, because Mercer is a self-described political junkie who attends conventions at 7 a.m. for the fun of it (â€œitâ€™s just my baseballâ€), but also because the television host is gay, and has spoken out about the need for gay public figures â€” and Wynne is both the provinceâ€™s first female leader and the countryâ€™s first openly gay premier. Read more.