Here’s an eye-opener that should get tongues wagging.
The woman expected to become Iceland’s interim prime minister is an openly gay former flight attendant who rose through the political ranks to lead a new leftist government.
Both political parties forming Iceland’s new coalition government support her appointment — and a decision could be announced as early as Thursday.
“She is a senior parliamentarian, she is respected and loved by all of Iceland,” said Environment Minister Thorunn Sveinbjarnardottir.
So, let’s get this straight…
She’s a woman.
She’s a former union organizer.
And no one’s complaining?
Well, not so fast. If the country has right wingers, well…
of business experience won’t help her fix the economy. “Johanna is a
very good woman — but she likes public spending, she is a tax raiser,”
Mr. Haarde said.
Yeah, I know; another “conservative” whose government can’t pay the bills, but all he can think about are tax cuts. But wait…
Can you imagine any Republican leader right now calling her a “good woman”?