“Keep dancing,” former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted on Sunday, endorsing Finnish Prime Minister Sana Marin, whose taste for partying has drawn global attention.
Clinton’s post included a photo of herself, dancing with a big smile on her face in a crowded club during a 2012 visit to Colombia while still US secretary of state. It ended with the words, “Keep dancing, @Marinsanna.”
As Ann Richards said, “Ginger Rogers did what Fred Astaire did. Only backwards and in high heels.”
As Secretary of State I was there when I was in Cartagena.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 28, 2022
Marine quickly responded, tweeting, “Thank you @HillaryClinton.”
In a recently leaked video, Marin was seen dancing and partying with a group of friends and celebrities.
Critics said it showed behavior inappropriate for a prime minister, while others—now including Clinton—defended the 36-year-old politician’s right to enjoy a private event with friends.
Prime Minister of Finland @Marinsanna Today she is making headlines after a video of her partying was leaked.
He has previously been criticized for attending too many music festivals and spending too much on partying rather than governing.
Critics say it is unbecoming of a prime minister. pic.twitter.com/FbOhdTeEGw
— Visegrad 24 (@visegrad24) August 17, 2022
Marin told his fellow members of the Social Democratic Party that it was important to let loose sometimes.
“I am a human being. And I sometimes yearn for joy, light and fun in these dark clouds,” said Marine, the world’s youngest prime minister. He added that he hadn’t missed “a day of work.”
But he was further shocked when a picture of the two women lifting their tops emerged during a party at the prime minister’s residence in July.
Marin apologized again.
Clinton, who is 74, headed the US State Department from 2009 to 2013 under President Barack Obama.
In 2016, he was the Democratic candidate for President of the United States. Although heavily favored, he lost to real estate magnate Donald Trump.
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