Name Of London's Mayor-Elect Isn't Lost On William Shatner
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. After winning London's elections, Sadiq Khan became the first Muslim mayor of any major Western capital. Among the well-wishers...
(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN")
WILLIAM SHATNER: (As Capt. Kirk) Khan. Khan.
MONTAGNE: Capt. Kirk, a.k.a. William Shatner, tweeted.
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
(Reading) Khan. Congratulations, Mr. Mayor.
MONTAGNE: Proving the new mayor was unfazed by the fact that "Star Trek's" Khan was Capt. Kirk's nemesis, he responded by following the actor. It's MORNING EDITION.
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