“Of the dead, say nothing but good.” So goes the old saying, and it appears more than a few Saint Lucians took this to heart at last week’s passing of Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe. As the news broke, the daily callers to talk radio, and the usual Facebook pundits waxed lyrical about “this great freedom fighter”. Two samples, both to Newsspin: “He was very funny, you know. I like his speeches. I didn’t really know too much about him as a leader, but you know, his speeches were good.”
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- St. Lucia Star
- 14, September 02:00 pm