(Mostly) Only the Canadians will Get This
Rick Mercer's blog is one of the Blogs of Note these days. I will say up front that I generally don't like sneering Rick: clever as he undoubtedly is, knee-jerk cynicism and nay-saying makes me change the channel fast. It's too simple a response for the intelligent, an easy way out - simpler to sneer than to think through the issues, and maybe, just maybe, see some grey areas, give the opposing way of thought its due from time to time. Knee-jerk cynicism is the adolescent's way of pretending to be mature and worldly-wise.
Having said all that, this one made me grin: