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Don’t Ask Nanna: About Icelandic Politics

Don’t Ask Nanna: About Icelandic Politics

Published March 13, 2015

Dear Nanna, 

One thing I’ve always admired about Iceland is the politics. How your countrymen jailed the bankers and overthrew the shitty government. How can I motivate the same change in my own country?

Thanks, 

Positive Outlook

Dear Positive Outlook,

Yes Icelanders have a lot to be proud of. We are a great success. An emblem of democracy, transparency, equality, freedom of press and information. No need to look too closely, Prime Minister Bjarni Be- I mean uhm, Sigmundur Davið’s assistants – are doing a top notch job over here.

To be a catalyst for similar change in your own country, I recommend total apathy and submission to the powers that be. They know best, Positive Outlook, or else they wouldn’t be the guys in charge.

Regards,

Nanna

Dear Nanna, 

I saw this on Facebook the other day and I was wondering if it was true? Because if so, Iceland fucking rocks. 

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Regards,

Feminist Killjoy

Dear Feminist Killjoy,

Yes all positive things you see and hear about Iceland should be accepted without question. We definitely totally have equal pay now – after all, there’s a law and everything. We also have a 50/50 per cent gender split in parliament, and on company boards, and we have managed to eradicate violence against women in our country. If anyone tells you that 60% of murders in Iceland are linked to domestic violence just ignore them… it’s all lies. Meme’s are true, because meme’s cannot lie.

Áfram Ísland!

Nanna

Warning: Offensive sexually explicit content below. 

Hey Nanna, 

You suck! 

T. 

Dear T,

Fuck yeah I do, I suck your dad’s delicious donkey dick and he says I do it better than you.

Burn,

Nanna

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