Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Zimbabwe's script for a mastercard commercial.

Today's Herald is gloating over a visit by diplomats to Whitecliffe Farm were they toured close to five hundred new houses as the government intensifies it's post cleanup PR.

Still, the gaping wounds from the inhumane operation are too vast to gloss over with a few hundred two-roomed houses which are built on the very same land that people homes and livelihoods were destroyed just over a month ago.

The price of one cruel operation: 300,000 homeless and six dead. Cost of hoodwinking 18 diplomats into thinking your government is great: 480 houses. The tragic irony of it all: priceless.

There are some things that Mugabe can't buy(pass). For everything else there's mastercard. Mastercard accepted everywhere even where democracy isn't.

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