Worn Out Politics of Kenya
22 February 2012, 09:58
From a patriotic citizen’s point of view, politics have
been transformed into cagey games played by the honourables in Kenya-and a
salary goes with it. Recently, Synovate released the rate patriotism of
different figures in the Kenyan political arena. It was measured in percentage,
and basing on the result one may wonder why none of them scored 80% and above
in the different fields of assessment.
A good citizen
ought to wonder about the ironical results and also think hard the reason
behind those fellows still holding power. Luckily, there are so many of the
citizens wondering as we talk, but opt to swallow their bleak thoughts.
Everyday funny occurrence, comment or act happens,
endowing smiles in the face of media houses- because there is a story to
tell-and veil ordinary citizen’s face with a mutual frown.
At appoint, one honourable comes up with an idea and
seconds later he is being reprimanded by others, who obviously cannot think
like them then he or she wallows in the mire of accusations, until they give in
saying that it was not their idea even if it is a good one.
Apparently, they close their mouths and open them when
accusing someone, may it be G7 or about the election date or the ODM.
Back in time when the honourables were ordinary citizens,
actions said it better. Those who persevered carrying the spirit of being honourable
with them into the modern world later realized that what has evolved from
politics is politicking, and that their past cannot fit in. Politics and
politicking are two different things, only similar because of their first seven
Worn out is what I can say on behalf of the ordinary
right thinking members of the society for the games that this honourables get
paid for. If at all it is possible for citizens to form a party against the
existing ones, Kenya would be the first country to have the strongest government-ever
in the world.
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