Opinions Sat, 23 Dec 2017

The white elephant attitude

Being a coward, not being truthful, defending Your Own self in defenseless moments proves no point but rather exposes you to lot of criticisms than you should have received.

This is how African Politics should have looked like. The ability to call a spade a spade and a tea spoon a tea spoon. Hypocrisy is when you call Mansa corrupt for factually engaging in corrupt practices but yet you try to wear your corrupt figure a boxer short and instead of a corrupt Mansa, you wear her boxers and call her Kofi.

In Politics, we must do our best to support the team with policies good enough to promote economic growth, provide jobs, promote health care etc. Do you defend your party or talk ill about another party because that party in question gives you direct benefits? What would have happened to your vibrancy in the party if the benefits hadn't had come to you but to someone else.

What about your intellectual colleague Who is more intelligent than you are but because of politics he/she is still at the backstage waiting to be given the privilege to perform on the main platform to attract audience.

Let's call our leaders to book when necessary and stop being too political. Politics of selfishness is politics for the least elite and villagers. Intentionally ripping the nation off its funds, being in power because of self-interest isn’t the politics needed to grow a nation.

Too much partisanship will kill us and kill our dear nation. Justifying what is not justifiable is what I call the political evil of our time. Politics in Africa and Ghana specifically must take a more dynamic trend to promote individual and nation growth.

Writer: Emmanuel De-Graft Quarshie

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Columnist: Emmanuel De-Graft Quarshie