Norway’s Prime Minister Drives a Taxi for a Day


“As prime minister, it is important to listen to people’s opinions,” said Jens Stoltenberg, Norway’s Prime Minister, before heading out as an undercover taxi driver for a day. Instead of his regular Friday meeting with the King, Stoltenberg climbed behind the wheel of a cab (his first time driving in eight years, apparently) to talk to people about what matters to them. What a fun and playful idea. I wonder if Stoltenberg made people pay for their cab rides…

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Author: Hannah Johnson

When I first came to New York City, I almost ran over Liza Minelli with my suitcase. Then I got a job in book publishing.

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