Iceland has a new Prime Minister

This is all over the web, but I want to celebrate anyway.

Johanna Sigurdardottir speaking in the Icelandic Parliament
Johanna Sigurdardottir speaking in the Icelandic Parliament

As I said elsewhere in blogspace today, ah, the sweet smell of rationality . . . .

She is being appointed Prime Minister after the previous government imploded, caught in the worldwide banking collapse. If you read the linked article, you'll see that the Icelanders care about her qualifications. The femaleness and the gayness that has the rest of the world in a froth is a footnote to them. Why can't we be like that? Why can't everyone be like that?

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