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'Struggle (for free elections) is in safe (Chamisa) hands' says Tajamuka - supposedly 'Enlightened'

22 Jun 2021 at 21:11hrs | Views
"@nelsonchamisa comes straight from the Tsvangirai blast furnace of leadership.
There is absolutely no doubt about his capability, dedication, hard work & loyalty to the cause & the people of Zimbabwe.
The struggle is in safe & solid hands," tweeted Promise Mkwananzi, Tajamuka leader.

If this "Tsvangirai blast furnace of leadership" was worth the spit then why did Tsvangirai fail to implement even one reforms in the 2008 to 2013 GNU when MDC had the golden opportunity to do so!

The trouble with people like Promise Mkwananzi is they have a binary mentality. They divide their world into good or bad and pigeon-hole leaders in the same way. And so Mugabe was bad and Tsvangirai was good and today Mnangagwa bad and Chamisa is good. Having pigeon-holed anyone as good he or she is raised onto a pedestal of a demigod who will do no wrong, the binary mentality cannot handle such a contradiction.

Yet, it is a historic fact that Morgan Tsvangirai and his fellow MDC leaders failed to implement even one democratic reform in five years of the GNU.

Mugabe bribed them with the trappings of high office; the rose tinted glass ministerial limos, very generous salaries and allowances, a US$4 million Highlands mansion for Tsvangirai, a opportunity to globe trot and be treated like kings wherever they go, etc., etc. And whilst the MDC leaders had their snouts in the feeding trough, they forgot about implementing the reforms.

"MDC leaders were busy enjoying themselves during the GNU, they forgot why they were there!" remark one SADC diplomat, in sheer exasperation. Zanu PF had just blatantly rigged the 2013 election, as the regional leaders had predicted.

SADC leaders had time and time again throughout the GNU reminded MDC leaders to follow the 2008 Global Political Agreement and implement the raft of democratic reforms but, for reasons noted above, were ignored. At the SADC summit in June 2013 the regional leaders literally begged Morgan Tsvangirai not to participate in the elections without first implementing the reforms but once again their pleas fell on deaf ears.

Morgan Tsvangirai and his MDC friends participated in the 2013 elections knowing fully well Zanu PF was rigging the elections for the same reason they had ignored the important task of implementing the reforms during the GNU - greed. MDC leaders knew Zanu PF was giving away a few gravy train seats to entice the opposition to participate; they found the bait irresistible.

Zanu PF needed MDC to participate in the flawed and illegal elections to give the process credibility and, by extension, give the vote rigging Zanu PF legitimacy. No wonder the SADC diplomat's exasperation!

Morgan Tsvangirai and his fellow MDC leaders have proven beyond all reasonable doubt that they are corrupt and breathtakingly incompetent in failing to implement even one reform during the GNU and in giving legitimacy to the vote rigging Zanu PF.

Worse still, Chamisa and his MDC A friends are gearing to participate in the 2023 elections with no reforms in place and thus fully aware Zanu PF will rig the elections. They also know that by participating they are giving the vote rigging Zanu PF legitimacy.

In short, Chamisa and company have not only betrayed the struggle to implement democratic reforms, the pre-requisite for free, fair and credible, and to add insult to injury have given legitimacy to the vote rigging Zanu PF. But worst of all, Chamisa and company are hell bend on dragging the nations into yet another flawed elections with the same outcome of giving the tyrannical and vote rigging Zanu PF legitimacy.

"The struggle is in safe & solid hands!" This is more than an illusion, it is insanity!

"Tajamuka" is supposed to mean "street wise" or "mental enlightened" and yet that is the one thing Promise Mkwananzi and his lot are not! Decades of mental inactivity has resulted in their brain ossifying into a lump of fat impermeable to reason and logic.

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