I could have sworn that slick diplomacy is one of the very few essential ingredients required to make the grade as politician. However, renegade MP Franco Debono (I’m wary of actually using the prefix ‘Nationalist’) seems really keen to prove this quaint notion of mine wrong.
I find myself growing more and more perplexed as to the antagonistic political methodology that this gentleman is favouring. Without going into the merits of Dr Debono’s actual political proposals, the strategy he chose to use makes him hell-bent on political suicide.
From the (admittedly second-hand) political knowledge I gained through the years I’ve always believed that the most successful politicians are those who smile courteously at their “enemies” while making their points in an elegant manner.
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