this ad was in the Sunday Observer. Little forward, but to the point
Ever since Mahinda was made Prime Minister I haven’t seen him do anything except photo ops. Temple, church, mul galas, ribbon-cuttings, conferences, openings, closings. He is a veritable party clown of a statesman, available for birthdays and bar mitzvahs. In his time of office he has accomplished jack shit, but he’s looked good doing it. Even now his marketing relies on his moustache and JVP noose, funded by the bookie Sumithapala and pilfered tsunami funds. He is such a marvelous ass that I think we should reach a compromise. I think Mahinda should be made mascot of Sri Lanka. He dresses well, smiles a lot, and loves to party on the state tab. We should trot him out for cricket games and guests, or send him abroad even. For President, however, I think we should elect someone that’s actually competent.
I swear to God, the Mahinda campaign thus far boils down to:
# I can dress myself
That’s nice, but what the country actually needs is someone who can repeal the 100 meter ban, rebuild the country, finish the peace process (started by UNP), and build the infrastructure for a better future for youth, as in me. Incidentally these are all UNP policies. To quote Navin, vote UNP or we’re all fucked.