Maltese politics is turning into one protracted episode of The Fast Show
Published: September 18, 2012 at 11:46pm
That Joseph told an audience of pensioners earlier today that his government “will be the most feminist in Maltese history”.
And how is that?
Well, he’s going to tell us ladies to stand back and take care while he breaks that glass ceiling for us.
Gosh, Joseph, thanks. But we’re perfectly capable of doing it for ourselves, even if we have to pick you up and use you as a crowbar.
Bloody hell, if a Super One hack can become prime minister, a woman can do anything.
Oh, and do gather at the back of the room and coo with delight, girls, while taking great care not to use words of more than two syllables each. Our big, strong, masculine hero, all of 5′ 3″, is here with his mallet.
My God. The more progressive this assembly of twits tries to be, the more atavistic they sound. Looks like we women have now joined the ranks of Special Minorities Who Need To Be Patronised By Straight Men Of Lesser Intelligence Led By A Fat, Balding Dwarf.
Include me out.