The recipe for an iconic queen:
1- Flamboyant name
2- Fierce persona
3- Defining outfits
4- Personalized hairdo
5- A trademark feature
6- One hell of a PR teamI then realized that it takes that same exact effort to make a leader.
A rush of images containing Hitler’s mustache, Bin laden’s headgear, Obama’s campaigns, Saddam’s narcism crossed through my mind. It got me thinking that behind every “great” man, there’s a queen.Like drag queens, political/religious leaders are expected to entertain, perform and occasionally lip-sync a public speech.
But unlike drag queens, the fame hungry leaders don’t know when to take their costumes off.
The world watched in horror today as a frustrated reporter chucked a shoe at US President George W. Bush, narrowly missing. He should have known you don’t grow up in a house run by Barbara Bush without being able to duck lightning-quick. Indeed, ducking is probably his greatest skill.
Here’s the shocking video footage:
via Greg Fenton of Nexj which I shamefully admit I don’t know how to pronounce.
I read Facebook so YOU don’t have to. And this is typical of the kind of thing I find there:
Grog Fest Inf’rm’tion
Teddy Ware and Chrissy Tolley
Book learnin’ – Learnin’ Crew
Time and Port
Tuesdee, Octobarrr 21, 2008
12:00 in the mornin’ – 11:55 in the evenin’
Wherever mooses be found
(I should perhaps explain that I have enabled Pirate English on my Facebook)
Sarah Palin is one of the most accomplished public speakers of all time. Through her insightful remarks about the economy and foreign affairs, she has inspired a nation to incite world-wide change. On this day, we honor her pseudo-Minnesotan accent and bubbly energy.