Every word spoken is geared to grab that important extra 15 minutes of fame.

Watson Duke, leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) of Tobago, made a comment that seals his reputation for being wilfully discordant, ignorant and foolish.

So, what is new? Why use the “N” word and thereby allow people to agree he is as educationally poorly outfitted? Wearing expensive, paid-for distressed designer jeans at an allegedly $.5 million launch party at an upscale hotel did not make him politically beautiful and extra clever.

As we say in local parlance, who he feel he is, boy? God?

For whose political benefit is Mr Duke deliberately talking politically obscene nonsense?

Black T&T citizens must follow his black advice to vote or not vote in a democracy?

The sitting People’s Natio­nal Movement (PNM) bent over backwards to ensure no permanently employed public servants (80,000 on record) lost their job, 2015-2019. What is on offer from Mr Duke and his alleged back door handlers? Sixteen-per cent increases in monthly salaries? Paid for by whom? From where?

For me, the insult to my ­senses is that Watson Duke believes people of all races must be stupid. Read my lips, Watson. Gaze into your political mirror at a man with a sign around his neck that reads “Last mentally enslaved black man for sale”.

Lynette Joseph

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