At a time when it seems we're paying less attention than ever to political news, it's even more crucial for politicians to identify with voters on another level. Be honest -- how many of you watched either the federal budget speech or the B.C. throne speech online? How many of you, by contrast -- have been sneaking peaks at the live-streamed Olympics from your desk?
This year, much to the satisfaction of football fans across the Lower Mainland, the Seahawks have secured their spot in the final showdown against the Denver Broncos. But perhaps the most devout -- and decidedly media friendly -- fan of all is Chris Boyd of Coquitlam, who caught the attention of major media during the NFC Championship game with a ... Skittles costume.