• Jessica Taylor Yates

Top 10 Politicians Who Make Us Thirsty AF

Back in the day, it was boy bands who covered my walls to quench the thirst that in the 90s was simply known as 'a crush'. Posters of Aaron Carter, 5IVE, BSB, these were my spiked-hair-gel-wearing heroes. During iso, the rona, covidlyf, whatever you want to call it, however, a new type of crush has emerged - one on leaders who are able to actually, you know...lead. Whilst no politician or person is perfect (so don't @ me), below is a list of politicians that just seem to get their fans a little hot and heavy...


Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, 2015-

Thirst trap credentials:


  • I mean...I'm not blind

  • He took a knee for #blacklivesmatter

  • He went to the airport to personally greet new refugees

  • He's LOL

  • Did I mention the pic?



Barack Obama, former POTUS, 2008-2016

Thirst trap credentials:

  • Those looks tho

  • First black man to serve in the White House

  • He curates Best Of Reading and Music lists that are profound and fun

  • He can dance

  • He wanted health care for all Americans

  • He legit loves his fam

  • He mic drops



Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, 2017-

Thirst trap credentials:

  • I mean, she casually eradicated a virus that is a global pandemic...do we need to say any more?

  • Oh yes, she was elected when pregnant, has shown grace and empathy, and is basically leading the world in how politicians should behave RN



Dan Andrews, Premier of Victoria, 2014-

Thirst trap credentials:

  • Victorians froth Dan The Man. He has:

  • Ditched all the old school level crossings

  • Is pro-LGBT+, refugees, and just keeps creating opportunities like 3 year old kinder

  • Has been a strong AF leader during the Rona

  • He better be Getting On The Beers with us come Sep 1



Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, 2011-

Thirst trap credentials:

  • For gun control cos we are no longer in the Wild Wild West

  • He seems to be one of the lone politicians in the US who gives a shit about coronavirus

  • He can have a lol about himself and his 'cuomosexuals'



John F. Kennedy Jnr. former POTUS 1961-1963

Thirst trap credentials:


  • Again...I have eyes.

  • He represents a time of hope, prosperity and change

  • He was for integration



Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend Indiana, 2012-2020

Thirst trap credentials:


  • First openly gay candidate to run for President of the United States

  • He has rescue dogs

  • Likeable af

  • He's clever - just watch this interview



Emmanuel Macron, President of France, 2017-

Thirst trap credentials:


  • I mean...you wouldn't kick him out of bed

  • His wife is 25 years older than him but their love seems hot af

  • Youngest president in French history (at 39)



Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, 1994-1999

Thirst trap credentials:


  • The country's first black Head of State

  • Focused his terms on dismantling apartheid

  • Philanthropist

  • Survivor

  • All around beautiful human


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