A petting zoo for parliamentarians
At Dr Roger Luncheon’s press conference last week, the approval of funds for the establishment of a petting zoo took only second place to the continuing controversy over the USAID LEAD Programme to which the government has taken objection. In announcing government’s no objection to the expenditure of $32.5 million for the petting zoo, Dr Luncheon publicly broke cabinet solidarity by announcing his objection to the decision to fund the petting zoo which he harshly termed “foolishness” even though he did not know what it was.
It is not known if the tone of Dr Luncheon’s weekly condemnation of people and things at his press conferences is in inverse proportion to the extent of his knowledge of the particular subject. The violence of his condemnation of the petting zoo, seems to suggest this to be the case. If so, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.