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Portland Eastern won't vote with its belly

Thursday, March 21, 2019

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The following is an open letter to Ann-Marie Vaz a nd Damian Crawford:

Dear Editor,

I am from the Portland Eastern constituency and you are seeking my vote; however, I am not the voters who use my belly to vote.

I saw on television the most stupid ad talking about pretty speech. I would rather an intelligent person represent me, not pretty looks.

Truth be told, is there really a difference in this issue from when Portia Simpson Miller was bashed by the Labourites that she could not speak, so she can't represents us?

Ann-Marie Vaz now seeks an apology from Damion Crawford because of comments he made about women, but did anyone seek an apology for Simpson Miller? Don't tell me Vaz was unaware of what was said then.

By the way, let me ask Crawford, when you issue the she-goats, will you also organise a market for us and let Portland Eastern become a mutton production parish? Well, at least you came with a better vision than Vaz. She shows me no vision but speaks of action.

Candidates, I need a visionary person, not handouts. Handouts finish quickly, vision lasts long.

So far I like Crawford's vision because I see my children and grandchildren will have a future of goat-rearing. And you are right, because five years down the line it will be more affordable to send my children to college.

I do not want any handouts nor will my belly vote for me.

Howart Miller


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