Sunday, January 21, 2018

Sunset or sunrise, no support from Kamla *


If there was anything shocking about the opposition United National Congress members voting to scuttle the so-called anti-gang legislation in Parliament last week, it was the seemingly shocked expressions on the faces of the Prime Minister, the Attorney General and other members of Government.

I was shocked that they were shocked by the Opposition vote. Did Dr Rowley and his ministers really expect Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her colleagues to support the Government in any bid to fight crime? Any street-smart Trini could have told the PM long before the Bill came up for debate that the United National Congress (UNC) would not allow it to be passed in the House.

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