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Chamisa resorting to double-Dutch to sell autocratic CCC - anything to avoid demanding Truss vs Sunak democratic slug

27 Jul 2022 at 13:05hrs | Views
"It (CCC party structures) is a dead issue, a non-issue really," Chamisa said. "We are introducing fresh politics and new culture and, of course, it will have a new structure carrying within it new strategies," Nelson Chamisa told The NewsHawks.

"Those who believe in old ways will get lost in locating the new us. The new is centred around the citizens. This is not from the ordinary citizens, but from other quarters and those quarters are detached from reality and those quarters are detached from citizen struggles."

This is just double Dutch rhetorical nonsense!

Chamisa is claiming that it is the citizens' desire to have no constitution, no party structures, hold no party congress, etc. He still insists that CCC is a democratic party and it is the people who are making all the decisions. This beggars the question; how the people are making these decisions to have no constitution, etc. and communicating them to him when without these basic party structural frame work the people have no meaningful.

The party constitution and structure are as important to giving people a meaningful say a healthy and functioning democracy as a voice box, ears and common language is to effective communication.

After four decades of corrupt and tyrannical Zanu PF misrule the nation is yarning for a political system in which the ordinary citizen's freedoms and rights, including the right to a meaningful say in the governance of the country, are restored. Chamisa knows this and is offering a democratic CCC party make a big song and dance, in typical Mugabe style, and yet making sure CCC is an autocracy and remains an autocracy.
Chamisa has no wish to make CCC a truly people's party in which all the leaders are democratically accountable to the party members and the public at large. The prospect of him having to fight a leadership battle the same way Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are slugging it out for the leadership of the Conservative Party, scares the hell out of Chamisa. It is not surprising, given his MDC track record of corruption and breath-taking incompetence – the party failed to implement even one reform in 22 years, 5 of which in the GNU, for Pete's sake.

What Chamisa is failing to understand is he cannot have his cake and eat it too. CCC, as it is presently constituted is a one-man band, an autocracy, in which he and alone makes all the decisions, calls all the shots. It is deceitful, to say the least, to present the autocratic CCC as a democratic party.
The chef can get away with passing mutton for lamb but not so with hot chilli for tomato.

But knowing Nelson Chamisa and company as we all do, they are renowned for defending the indefensible, we will have hot chilli, autocratic CCC, shoved down our throats, for many moons to come. A truly democratic CCC is a luxury Chamisa et al can ill afford; just as implementing reforms and holding free and fair elections is a luxury Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF cronies can ill afford.

A number of Zimbabweans are finding Chamisa's insistence on calling CCC a people's party insulting because they can see with their own eyes that it is not. A few more have gone one more step further and are questioning CCC's insistence on participating in flawed and illegal elections only to give Zanu PF legitimacy.
With each passing day, more and more Zimbabweans are realising the seriousness of the situation Zimbabwe is in; stuck with the corrupt and tyrannical Zanu PF dictatorship and, instead of helping to end the dictatorship, the corrupt and incompetent MDC/CCC is the one helping Zanu PF stay in power by selling out on reforms and insisting on participating in flawed elections.

Zimbabweans are a naïve and gullible lot; it took them 20 years to admit Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF cronies were corrupt and murderous tyrants. It has taken 22 years and counting for Zimbabweans to finally figure out that MDC/CCC are corrupt, incompetent and utterly useless. That the so called democratic CCC party is just another autocracy.

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