Monday, October 16, 2006

Wanted: a presidential advisor

Question: How many people are needed to be presidential advisors/assistants?
Answer: Infinity!
Question: How do you get appointed as a presidential advisor/assistant?
Answer: Start a rebel movement first!

That seems to be the fastest way to get into the Republican Palace in Khartoum these days. In the past opposition parties get there through coalition governments, et cetra. Not now.

The new trend is disturbing for the country, to say the least. Sudan had rebels in the east, west, south ( but not yet the north!) What is common in all these groups? Their leaders get appointed as vice presidents and advisors! Salva Kir, Mini Minawi . . .

The latest group to join this club are the eastern rebels. Welcome aboard, buddies.