On the 14th of September, elections to the Swedish parliament are to be held. And only a couple of days back the most important political marketing event in Sweden, Almeveckan, ended. Nowadays I am only observing the spectacle from afar but the current political landscape in my native country is quite disappointing. I am to lazy to deal with the logistics of voting from a distance but even if I wasn't, I'd have no idea of whom to vote for. Judging from the major Swedish media outlets, erasing (well, in reality trying hard to ignore the obvious) gender differences is more important than Sweden's disappointing Pisa results. Gay issues (whatever that is) are more important than GDP growth (important disclaimer, the head honcho is stubbornly ignorant regarding which is the latest accepted term for these "issues", I'll just use the old fashioned "Gay"). Accusing unlike-minded of racism is more important than addressing cracks in the social cohesion within Swedish society. Swedes nowadays are claiming to feel insulted or violated left and right, or subjects to "social oppression" of some sort, always caused by middle aged men, middle aged men who most of the time are white. I.e non-issues.
Them being non-issues, let's change the tone of this entry, let's be forward-thinking, hell, let's even be progressive to use an abused term, and politely ask for some advice and guidance from the head honcho in these dark times: "Vote?" he says "The head honcho doesn't vote. His power, his wit and his wisdom have all been brought unto him by the gods."
So there you have it.
Not for Pussies!