This week I was again able to catch up with Secnarf, last remaining member of the Rhinoceros Party of Canada and candidate for Prime Minister in the October Federal election. Here is a transcript of the interview:
Francie: Secnarf, what is your policy regarding
Secnarf: Well Francie, as you know I've always
been in favour of an all female elected Senate. I
would call it 'The Hall of the Matriarchs'.
Francie: So the lower chamber would be for men
Secnarf: It would be for anyone who believes the
good behaviour of an elected member of the nation's
parliament includes burping, farting, scratching
themselves, dragging their knuckles across the
floor, posturing aggressively and hurling loutish
insults at other members without listening to a word
anyone else has to say.
Francie: I see. And upon what would you base this?
Secnarf: It was the Iroquois way.
Francie: But the Iroquois matriarchs were able to
control the warriors by withholding food.
Secnarf: Exactly. That is why the Hall of the
Matriarchs would have the keys to the House of
Commons. Nobody would get to the cafeteria or the
bathroom until some work was done.
Francie: Two votes for every woman, an elected all
female Senate, a House of Commons starved into
submission. I like it.
Secnarf: It is the wave of the future!
It is a vote for a politician who looks
like a Cabinet Minister nobody
remembers anymore! And that's a