07/20/2015 12:08 EDT | Updated 07/20/2015 12:59 EDT

Norm Kelly Deserves A Medal For His Pan Am Tweets And More

City councilor Norm Kelly is cooler than we are. And you too, probably.

Kelly was acting mayor during the Rob Ford crack scandal, and was known in part for his style and and for fist-bumping other councillors.

He's also an active Twitter user who posts hilarious things about his city, his lunch, raccoons and rap music. And with the 2015 Pan Am Games in full swing, Norm is on a roll.

Ergo, we present you eight reasons to get to know @norm in 140 zingy characters or less. You won't regret it.

1. Norm is a Pan Am superfan:

2. Norm knows more about rap than you do. And it hurts:

3. Further proof of his street cred: When Norm responds to a hater, his friend, rapper Lil B., backs him up:

4. He doesn't just represent the people of his ward, he's a friend to the raccoons as well:

5. Norm knows how Drake is feeling at any given moment:

(Sometimes, he does Drake better than Drake)

6. Norm doesn't back down on the tough issues. Norm gets results:

7. Despite his deep knowledge of pop culture, Norm is no slave to it:

8. Norm feels pain the way you feel pain:



Canadian Gold Medallists At Pan Am Games