Falls from grace
Ra-Blue's unsuccessful Eastern polls campaign came to an abrupt end
with an inauspicious fall from an election stage. He was all excited
after the fall which injured his index finger. It was Walapane Renu who
scored after the Ampara debacle when she gave first aid to the 'fallen'
Ra-Blue and his Elephant Party confidants spent time on election eve
at a star hotel in Wattala. They discussed various post election tactics
that should be adopted and how effectively they could put the blame on
the G-ment when the greens suffer for the 17th consecutive time, Though
Ra-Blue left the hotel by midnight, a few drunken Em Pees spent the
Sun Kind-Leader phoned some of his media friends from the hotel in
Wattala. On the pretext that he is calling from Ampara, Kind-Leader
advised his friendly scribes not to put the blame on the Tigers but to
put the blame on the G-ment and focus that the ruling types are
responsible for all incidents there.
Three provincial leaders of the Elephant Party, who are confident of
securing the top most slots in the preferential battle to secure seats
in the EPC have already held a secret discussion with a top ruling party
politician. On their election as members of the EPC, the trio plans to
perform a political somersault.
Though Tea-Run the Potato has been paying his scribes' salaries at
the Sunday that is sub-standard by the 8th of every month, he has so far
failed pay their salaries for April. The poor scribes are in the
doldrums. Neither Tea-Run nor his Finance Director even entertained
their grievances over the phone.
The Bell Boys had one of their worst election campaigns in the East.
In the absence of Hero-one-sa, there was no glamour or attraction as
Some, the One-sa made desperate attempts to keep the morale of the Bell
boys high. The Bell party was in total disarray as Some is struggling