Thursday, August 14, 2008

Dictator du Jour: Yet Another Appearance by Robert Mugabe

Jeez, he can’t even keep things together long enough to get the faux power sharing deal done.

The simple, straight forward, obvious play was simply to agree to whatever Tsvangirai wanted other than control of the Army & Police. Wait a month or two, trump up some false charges, round up the MDC leadership and execute the lot.

But for that to work, you at least have to have enough self discipline to play nice until the world, already bored and disinterested in Africa, goes on to the next celebrity rehab crisis.