History of the decade, part 6: 2005
Tony Blair is re-elected as British Prime Minister, after the Tories fail to ﬁeld a candidate with a better smile. Michael Howard, who could only manage a scowl at best,
Iranians, wanting greater harmony with the west, elect Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, because he wore western-style suits and often went tieless, after advice from Carson Kressley. Fooling the electorate proves to be the undoing of the Bravo TV show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, which began dipping in the ratings soon after.
Seeing all the hassles surrounding Queer Eye around the planet, Germans decide they would elect a female Chancellor in Angela Merkel.
Geena Davis becomes US president, but only on TV and certain parts of California not under the control of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Her reality TV show, created by the Democratic Party in the hopes of having Hillary Clinton elected in 2008, backﬁres, and winds up inspiring a little-known former small-town mayor in Alaska.
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