Cliff Buchler
2 minute read
29 Jan 2020
6:20 am

#Getreal rather than #Imstaying

Cliff Buchler

No, stayers, what you should spend your energies on is persuading the nation (not forgetting the poor, hey?) to help getting shot of a government.

Cliff Buchler.

The motive behind the #Imstaying campaigners is salutary. But it is doomed to fail. The question is: who are they representing with their disillusioned approach? It can only be those still fortunate enough to have a job, own a home, drive a car. And afford a holiday in one of the best climates in the world. And with plenty food and entertainment. Sure, reason enough to stay. If they had asked the rural poor reasons why they’re staying, the answer would undoubtedly be different. What have they to stay for? Empty stomachs? Shanty homes? Schools far from home? No transport?...