Monday, October 14, 2013

An Election

32 – or two to the power of five – years ago today, His Majesty King Olav V appointed the first Willoch Cabinet.

Shortly there will be another Conservative Party led Cabinet.

Yours truly voted in the election that led up to this situation with a blank ballot.

Those with high expectations I am afraid are bound for some disappointments. Some improvements may come. However, they are quite certain to be rather feeble compared to the whole picture. Of course, the optimists are free to prove yours truly wrong.

The media already on the first day after the election had apparently proclaimed the end of the monarchy, announcing our “new First Family”:

VG's front page after election night 2013

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