Sweden’s first female prime minister resigns, mere hours after being elected

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She is still the longest sitting female PM in Sweden’s history.

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> “There is a constitutional practice that a coalition government should resign when one party quits,” Andersson, a Social Democrat, told reporters. “I don’t want to lead a government whose legitimacy will be questioned.” > Andersson said she hoped to be elected to the position again soon as the head of a minority government made up of only the Social Democrats. Sounds like a reasonable decision on her behalf.

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The caption on her photo says “incoming and outgoing Prime Minister” A touch savage.

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In fairness, whenever I’ve tried to build a cabinet from Sweden, it’s fallen apart in a matter of minutes.

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A Colorado liquor store owner says Swedish PMs are quitting their job after one shift if they don’t like it, knowing she can get another job on her lunch break.

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