Wednesday, January 28, 2009

 

Headline of the Day: A gay prime minister

Iceland to appoint gay woman minister to PM postReuters

Not to be outdone by America's election of its first Hawaiian President, Iceland's new leftist ruling coalition is about to appoint Johanna Sigurdardottir as Iceland's first female prime minister as well as its first openly gay prime minister.

And if you think Obama's popular, consider this—

... polling company Capacent Gallup said Sigurdardottir was Iceland's most popular politician in November, with an approval rating of 73 percent.

She was the only minister to see her rating improve on the previous year's score.

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