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Go and learn your craft, Andrew Holness!

Tuesday, October 02, 2012    

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Dear Editor,

The current JLP leader is having tours and with some fanfare is going around to constituencies. The PNP must find this so amusing. This is time to be like a secret agent quietly evaluating the structures in the seats you must win in four years to determine what needs to be done to hold the ones you have and take back those you have the best chance of winning.

My suggestion to him is to put in place the enumerating teams, the supervisory level of management that he will be able to call upon on election day. Save the gas money, Andrew! You have a conference coming, get the team you need or resign. Your party doesn't need another gang of whatever to remove you. Spare them that trauma please. if you choose to remain because of the perks, then at least get a team in place that knows how to organise to win. Stop fretting about who is not going to like you and who is going to be upset. This is politics. If some don't like you, then it's probably because you haven't done anything, said anything or even have a vision of any worth.

Running an election and being surprised that you lost is akin to running a business and being surprised that it went bankrupt? What were you doing? Who was minding the store? To this you will say that you were busy bringing down interest rates, increasing the NIR and a bunch of other things that the average man or woman couldn't care less about. They neither borrow money nor do they source foreign exchange.

Go and learn your craft!

Elliott Penn






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