Remember that dude we voted in because he was going to abolish the Executive Presidency? HE LIED. In reforms discussed today, the Cabinet and the President apparently decided against acting on promises. Instead, they’re “pruning” the Executive Presidency. The pruning, done according to the 19th Amendment, is (roughly) as follows: a) A President shall serve no more than two terms in office b) Each term shall be no more than five years… Read More »Well, shit. Maithri lied.
Throughout the Presidential Election, my Newsfeed’s been inundated with people praising the former President of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mahinda Rajapakse, for stepping down peacefully after a decade in power. Many were expecting a bloodbath. Despite reported last-minute attempts by H.E to use the military to suppress the voters, that didn’t happen (thanks to a few strong civil servants who had their heads screwed on right) and Sri Lanka was spared… Read More »Did MR Just Call the North and East voters “Eelam” ?
I’ve been hearing some pretty interesting things about our Glorious Leader, Percy Mahendra Mahinda Rajapaksa. 1) Percy has cancer. Unfortunately, cancer does not vote SLFP, and therefore he’s having a hard time controlling it. 2) Percy has diabetes. 3) Either way, he flies to the US once a week for meds. Ironic, isn’t it? 4) Percy went to Nepal last month and checked into a hotel with a 120 other… Read More »The Rumors About MR