Why, yes, actually.
While the rest of us are still shaking our heads, amazed that the US actually has a black president, Iceland is pushing the social engineering envelope with the world’s first openly-gay Prime Minister being sworn in this week.
According to The Independent, “former air hostess”, Johanna Sigurdardottir, will take the reigns of a caretaking government until elections are held in two to three months. The popular pollie (with a 73% approval rating) was first elected to parliament in 1978 and it seems her role over the next few months will be to rebuild trust in her country after its recent economic collapse.
So, even in the nice progressive Scandihoovian countries, it’s the women who have to come in and restore civility when the boys break their toys and piss everyone off. Some things don’t change.
Anyway, it’s good to see the laydeez out there doing what they do best ie saving the world.
Now, where’s Penny Wong’s phone number? We need to have a chat.
Thanks to Neatorama