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Here’s Rick Mercer talking with Jian Ghomeshi on CBC’s Q. “A good rant comes from your gut,” says Mercer in the interview. “The fact that I actually get to voice my opinion every week is a huge privilege.”
In a recent Maclean’sarticle, Rick Mercer discussed his trademark tool—the rant—and championed it’s power not only as a comedic device, but as essential to a healthy democracy. “The danger in not ranting is dire,” says Mercer. “If we as a nation don’t rant then the powers that be will use that complacency against us.”