From Laura Stone of iPolitics:
- Rick Mercer: In primetime, with something to say
It’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 (“it’s just my baseball”), but also because the television host is gay, and has spoken out about the need for gay public figures — and Wynne is both the province’s first female leader and the country’s first openly gay premier. Read more.