Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Some Words Come Back to Haunt Us

Our dear President had a few interesting words for Comrade Bob when he was recently in London for some Commonwealth do. This is what he said "If he loses elections he must go. How can you stay without winning elections? It’s impossible," President Yoweri Museveni advises long time friend Robert Mugabe to leave power because he does not have the permission of the population.

With just a few days to the run-off, Morgan develops cold feet and runs to hide in the Netherlands Embassy citing widespread violence as the reason.

What does Comrade Bob have to say about this [his quotes will one day grace the books that we will write on this era in belowed Zim] "They can shout as loud as they like from Washington or from London or from any other quarter. Our people, our people, only our people will decide and nobody else."

Before I put into my 2 cents, I was struck by what Zim's UN ambassador Boniface Chidyausiku told the BBC about Morgan: "He's a cry baby... He has been free to move wherever he wanted to move."

I say Morgan has betrayed the people who felt he was the 'much-needed change' to their plight...generals don't abandon the troops on the battleground. What if Mandela amd others had given up during the anti-apartheid struggle? What if the Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah had not perservered? What if Jomo Kenyatta, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, Apolo Milton Obote, Sam Nujoma, Leopold Senghor and many other independence heroes had wavered in the fight?

He came back to contest in the run-off and even campaigned [though hindered], so he should have stuck in there and fought.

Will these words come back to haunt us?

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