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W’wamsa, K’Rambu duo: Waiting for Godot?

Daily News Editorial Waiting for Godot? (Original Title) Some Joint Opposition stalwarts, it appears, are on cloud nine after the Supreme Court determination that President Maithripala Sirisena’s tenure would be confined to five years. For the likes of MPs Keheliya Rambukwella and Wimal Weerawansa, both against whom there are serious corruption cases pending before the … Continue reading

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Overestimating himself ruins Weerawansa

M S M Ayub (Daily Mirror) Before former Minister and Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa called off his recent fast, who thought that his demands would be fulfilled due to the fast? Answer is nobody. And also who thought that the National Freedom Front (NFF) leader would continue his fast until his death unless his demands were … Continue reading

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Clever moves by WW

  My dear Wimal sahodaraya, I thought I must write to you when I heard that you had begun a so-called ‘fast unto death’ at Welikada. On hearing the news, my first thoughts were to ask whether Lemon Puff had begun another advertising campaign but before I could say ‘Ban Ki Moon’, they say that … Continue reading

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Diyawanna Nadagama or Third Rate Soap Opera

TW recommend this interesting and worthy-to-read editorial for its wits, epithets, jokes, etc. etc. Drama, waste and vanity (Island Editorial) Theme Image and cartoon googled and added by TW Wednesday’s Parliament drama, which may be called Diyawanna nadagama, had the trappings of a third-rate soap opera. It, however, served the government’s purpose in that it … Continue reading

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SL’s “Garden Politicians”

Dinesh got it coming (Daily News Editorial) Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, perhaps, would have been the custodian of parliament in recent memory who has had to endure the worst kind of brickbats, nay invective, from a section of his charges representing the Opposition. Since he assumed the mantle of Speaker of Parliament, in August 2015, to … Continue reading

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