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Stranded in Absurdistan

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LAST Sunday, I said the Rowley administration has led Trinidad and Tobago into Absurdistan, that state where absurdity is the norm in government. In his two-installment “address to the nation”, the Prime Minister proved me right.

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He did it first with the tenor of his presentation. Express columnist Darryn Boodhan called it a “naked party platform rant”, and Reginald Dumas termed it “a political gathering, the PNM’s political leader talking to his people, rather than the country’s prime minister addressing T&T.” The Newsday warned Rowley against “using state resources to campaign politically.” Here was the political animal posturing as prime minister, immorally crossing the line between party and government, distorting the country’s governance, pushing us deeper into Absurdistan.

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