Thursday, April 9, 2009

The Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Video of the Day

Fiercely determined, highly-educated, and possessing the cutest, grandmotherly smile on the planet, this Liberian president (the first female elected head of an African state) is total Nerd Crush material.



On Monday, Stanley Crouch ("Spearchucker," to his friends) wrote a horribly-titled piece on her in The Daily News. You can hear her featured on NPR's Tell Me More. And Harper-Collins has just released her memoir, This Child Will Be Great. But, before you check out that out, please watch my stirring tribute to this great woman:




4 comments:

Grant said...

Didn't she live in ATL for a while?

boukman70 said...

I don't think so, but I can't say for sure.

grant said...

I seem to recall she lived somewhere near there before running for president. Thought the two of you may have crossed paths.

joe said...

She's so damn cute!