November 1, 2008 ☼ communal socialism ☼ India ☼ Manmohan Singh ☼ politics ☼ Public Policy ☼ UPA
This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.
If you wanted some irony supplements today, consider this. When his cabinet colleagues demanded that the Government of India take action against a glorified thug, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh helplessly said “what can I do?”
Oh, but that didn’t stop him from setting in motion a communal socialist policy that will force private primary schools to set aside one out of every four places for economically underprivileged children in the neighbourhood. Those who want to continue believing that he is a genuine reformer and other childhood fairy tales would perhaps say in his defence, “what can he do?”
If he can’t, perhaps he should just step down. Like he should have done a long time ago. For what good is a prime minister who can’t?
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