Posted: 19 March 2014 at 9:11pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by BirdieNumNum
@MrAss=> totally agree with you on both Swamy and the fact that every other party has one leader to project.
another point- as far as congress goes the theme is set by someone like Sonia/ RG. Power emanates from them with the immediiate circle having some freedom to set policy. The MPs are just ariithmetic and warm bodies, they dont really count for much else. So for all the hue and cry about goon MPs, it does not really matter because decision making is concentrated at the top. If someone votes for an AAP guy in their constituency, it's a vote for kejri at the end of the day. Ditto for BJP/ Modi. Under the circumstances, it's more important who the leader is, not how many crimes the MP might have committed.
one of the ironies imo is that out of the entire bunch, it is the congress leaders that are the most suave and articulate, often educated at places like harvard etc. .By comparison, the BJP guys look like old fogeys. The AAP guys look like self-made achievers, but still not as suave as the congress guys. Irony is that in spite of all that class, they were the ones who looted away...
it's really a shame that people like sibal and maken and scindia who had great credentials, just turned into puppets. Speaks of the sucking up people have to do to stay in position, and the power of that one or two party leader. By comparison, the BJP politicians are not very media savvy/ friendly. I'd vote for them nonetheless because that's the only way to strengthen Modi. But i am not sure others would do that. AAP for example has been putting up some really good candidates for eg. in north mumbai.
And what's this about Gul panag waiting to join BJP, getting ignored, and finally going with AAP from chandigarh. It's a shame because her's is a great family... her dad was a top general too. I am sorry but BJP has not been fielding great candidates... Too bad i have to vote for them in order to get Modi..
exactly. there's nothing like the human connect. and you need the focus to be on one person, not a collective group.
haha, I remember during the augusta choppers scam, one communist said to the congress"you were very important and truth speaking people, why you are doing all these things?" as far as your line abt educated congressmen go. even I used to like congress in 2004 and 2009, I used to like the fact that they spoke english. I used to like mani shankar aiyar,
not now tho. I used to thing bjp were a bunch of hindi walla ganwars. i didnt know about yashwant sinha or jaswanth singh etc. i thought modi was a khatarnak murderer
and sonia was mother teresa
AAP now comes across as a bunch of nutcases and confused people these days.
bjp has some shit people like javadekar who takes 1 year to complete one sentence.
birdie, what do you think of sanjay jha though?
as far as gul is concerned. I dont care where she goes, as long as she maintains that hot body of hers
Edited by mr.ass - 19 March 2014 at 9:10pm