Daily Archive for May 23rd, 2010

Which party are you supporting in this election and why?

Election 2010: Open Thread

How do you think people should vote?
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Political cocktail: the sacred and the profane

PM Patrick Manning and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar

PNM Patrick Manning vs UNC Kamla Persad-Bissessar

By Raffique Shah
May 23, 2010

I AM told by people who have witnessed election campaigns in other Caribbean countries that ours are not unique in their curious blend of the sacred and the profane. I regret not having experiences like theirs so I can make comparisons. I doubt, though, that elections platforms in any other country can rival ours when it comes to hypocrisy, contradictions and shamelessness.
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