WHY RAILA WON MADARAKA DAY
We all know the story of the physically insecure bully who leverages on his ‘older brothers’ or his home town gangs to waylay his hitherto tough opponents. Such a coward often lurches onto ‘dirt’ or other undue advantages to score meaningless points in a battle that if fought on a levelled playing field, they stand zero chance of winning.
And so the President and his deputy displayed such cowardice on a day that was supposed to be a day of celebrating national comity and what brings Kenyans together as a people.
That Raila Odinga chose to attend the celebrations in Nyeri comes as no surprise to nobody given his knack for putting Kenya first.
However, the ‘tough guys’ steering the national ship saw an opportunity to double down on chest thumping and relegated the next president of Kenya to the periphery.
The unforced political faux pas, not only yielded dividends for the enigma, but it also exposed the unbelievable naivete of the ruling duo. All the gobbledygook that they coughed on the occasion ended up being treated as political hokum that it was. On the contrary, everyone is talking about the enigma!
The humiliating show clearly proves that Jubilee is still in disbelief. How can a man that they thought had expired, still be on a national political rampage giving them sleepless nights? The only way that they could feel important was to lock out the enigma out of the program and in essence, commit a juvenile protocol blunder not seen since the ‘tawala Kenya’ days!
Not a single sentence from the bellicose duo could match the enigma’s total silence! Picture that! Put differently, the enigma dominated the function without uttering a single word! It was a classic case of a MAN teaching young boys some much needed lessons without moving a muscle!
But how long will these amigos use the state apparatus to score juvenile political points? When they are not using GSU with big guns to intimidate Governor Joho in Mombasa, they are busy making bone-headed maneuvers to silence RAO in a function that’s supposed to be about Kenya.
Any student of history knows that powers derived from officialdom are temporary and can easily warn any mammal with a fraction of a brain to go slow on pulling the trigger.
To make it worse, they cannot pin this on the pliable civil servants in charge of protocol because we all know that under a schizophrenic administration like Jubilee, orders come from ‘above’ and trust me, they are not from God.
Thank you for giving Raila and NASA more airtime and while at it, we regret that you had the guts to mangle a national holiday just to settle political scores. 8.8.17 can’t get here soon enough.