The Newest Scandal of Finnish PM Sanna Marin

You’ll never guess what it is.

Taru Anniina Liikanen
5 min readJun 11, 2022
Photo by Bluewater Sweden on Unsplash

Okay, I’m just going to spoil this right away and not make you scroll all the way until the end, because I don’t believe in that kind of thing. The headline is already clickbaity enough.

Sanna Marin was seen in public wearing leggings. Light-colored leggings.

The Sexy Politician

You may have heard of Finland’s 36-year-old Prime Minister, Social Democrat Sanna Marin, a popular but scandalous leader.

She’s been in the news for numerous incredible situations, such as showing cleavage in an interview with a fashion magazine. She was wearing a blazer without a shirt. But not to work, of course. It was for a photo shoot with a fashion magazine.

Source: Instagram @ trendimag.

People went nuts.

This is too sexy! We can’t have politicians in fashion magazines! How can anyone respect a woman with *gasp* skin?

As a response, women started a campaign on Instagram wearing “too sexy” blazers, but the message from the old guard — politicians and journalists — was clear: we can allow a young woman to lead



Taru Anniina Liikanen

Stand-up comedian and recovering political ghostwriter. Finnish by birth, porteña at heart. Bad jokes frequent.