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Lies and Liars: Ethiopia’s Despotic Leaders

Prime Minister "Melese Mariam" has proved to himself he is no less brutal and liar than his predecessor
Prime Minister “Melese Mariam” has proved to himself he is no less brutal and liar than his predecessor

By Najib Mohammed,

In the West, we are accustomed to hearing politicians lie to serve their interest and fulfill their ego. For example, when two politicians are running for an office and one tells the truth and the other lies by saying  what the public wants to hear, the one who says what the public wants to hear wins the election. Therefore, it is expected that if one wants to win an election, one better lie, because the guy who’s telling the truth doesn’t have a chance of winning. Yes, there are extreme cases when leaders in the West lie and mislead their people in order to send their army to execute wars outside their borders for which they usually get exposed and pay dearly with their reputation and honor. However, they would never lie to declare war or to incite violence between the different religious or ethnic segment of their population as it is the case in Ethiopia.  Continue reading Lies and Liars: Ethiopia’s Despotic Leaders