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These political greenhorns were the loudest in castigating the likes of Richard Momoima Onyonka, Charles Nyachae, Maangi, Obure and company for partaking the fruits of Eurobond, while going to bed with Jubilee in Sugoi and statehouse. They literally breathed fire, shouting their voices hoarse from the rooftops of Facebook and Twitter on why it was so wrong for Gusii tumbocrats (Obure and company) to receive Eurobond money in exchange of auctioning omogusii to Jubilee!
Let's not cheat each other. There's no love lost between independents and the presidential candidates that they purport to support. independents don't give a damn whether the presidential candidates win or not. All they care about is their political survival through all means possible. They only talk of supporting Raila or Uhuru because they don't want to look like they are antagonising the two presidential front-runners in their perceived strongholds. That will be political suicide.
Apparently, Jubilee banked on two wishes: That NASA disintegrates through their supposed weak link - Kalonzo or Raila fails to become its flagbearer. Forget about Jubilee's reverse psychology antics that they really wanted to face Raila because he is beatable. Raila has beaten them before and they know how hard he hits. And it turns out that they badly underestimated Kalonzo.
=> TWO. Sonko humiliated the powers that be by trouncing their preferred candidate- Peter Kenneth. The foul-tempered, wall-boxing urbanite has also shown a consistent streak of rebelling against the system and winning while at it. So the system is aware that he may not play ball if he becomes governor. The city fathers are definitely not happy with him. No system the world over enjoys such competition from within. Hence Sonko should forget about getting the full support of the Jubilee campaign machine come August 8th.
At the moment, life might be taking you through its lowest season and you feel like knocking your head severally against something hard (probably a concrete wall). Or you just feel like letting out a yell, loud enough to awaken a few ancestors from their graves within your vicinity. Just a minute; before you knock your head against that wall, or let out that deafening scream, this is for you. Here are the best ten facts about life that will make you go easy on yourself and remain focused.