Every leader has his own ‘dogs’ that bark, if not bite, on his behalf. The dogs are usually not the think tanks and it will be a grievous political mistake to have one combine as both! Ruto’s, is a case study. With all his experience in politics, he lacked strategists who’d propel his political agenda but theirs. They majored in minor dramas and spitting venom here and there, intimidating the would be ‘votes’.
The System of governance and voting patterns were the greatest beneficiaries of the changes in the 2010 constitution, since its inauguration. Kenya then had its first leadership under the new constitution in 2013 March. The ruling party was TNA where the president belonged, under the umbrella of Jubilee Alliance. ODM was the ‘ruling’ opposition, where the first runners up RAO belonged, under CORD as the coalition. (Up to here, if you know, you know.) URP, didn’t have much stake of the presidency ownership. In 2012, we had four coalitions which was allowed by law and registered by the registrar of political parties, to field a presidential candidate. This was aimed at reduction in the number of prospective candidates. The said coalitions were;
I read somewhere serious that blood group tells a lot about personalities. Blood group ‘O’ leadership was cited the oppressor type. Haha. I am interested in the personalities of TNC leaders. They seem to share the same blood group!? A leadership that, when it says ‘sit down’, you don’t even look for a chair! A leadership that makes you believe you’re the only confidant when told, “…….and don’t tell anyone else!”, yet several of you are spying on each other! Too sad.
Is the president angry?: Watching the President of late reveals, a man who might be angry at things not working out as expected. President Uhuru Kenyatta has tried for 8 years to believe that his deputy was pushing his Jubilee government agenda yet it appears Dr. Ruto has been using his time and office to advance his 2022 ambitions hence not delivering on the president’s agenda.