Think, then talk
Camille Robinson-Regis, last week Tuesday during the debate of the Judges Salaries and Pensions (Amendment) Bill, made a remark which could be interpreted by many as offensive and obnoxious. Even the People’s National Movement political leader, Dr Keith Rowley, did not approve of this distasteful comment.
Who are these “rats coming out of their holes”? Was she referring to the members of the public who simply voiced their concern over this piece of legislation?
I am disappointed as a citizen to know my views could be cause for such a reckless comment. It is my knowledge that parliamentarians represent the people, so shouldn’t our opinion be of utmost importance?
As a child, I was taught to “think before I talk”—and today I urge Camille Robinson-Regis to do the same.