The Best Party

“No one has to be afraid of the Best Party,” he said, “because it is the best party. If it wasn’t, it would be called the Worst Party or the Bad Party. We would never work with a party like that.”

The new mayor of Reykjavik, Jon Gnarr, founded his ‘Best Party’ as something of a jab at Icelandic politics and now they hold 6 City Council seats. As 8 are requried for a majority Mr Gnarr had to form a coalition and in a move both heroic and sensible:

…ruled out any party whose members had not seen all five seasons of “The Wire.”

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