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Portia’s 73 seconds of shame

Published:Friday | October 30, 2015 | 10:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:

I am still in shock that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller only thinks this country deserves 73 seconds of her precious time to address a national crisis. What has happened to Portia Lucretia Simpson Miller? What has happened to the woman Jamaicans love dearly? What has happened to the woman who once spoke so passionately about the less fortunate?

The individual that is purporting to be Portia Simpson Miller is an intruder and needs to be taken away urgently. The individual that is disguising as the prime minister lacks ALL leadership acumen. The Simpson Miller that we know would NEVER give a half-ass 73-second response to the death of 19 babies in our hospitals. She would NEVER allow a minister who has time after time failed miserably to manage the health portfolio to continue in his job.

The Simpson Miller that Jamaicans love would grab that man by his balls and hold him accountable for such gross mismanagement. Dr Fenton Ferguson has proven that Jamaica is a country where ministers of government are really paid to not be aware of what's happening in their ministries but instead act clueless and give nonsensical public presentations.

Why can't this intruder give us back our beloved Mama P? We want the lady who is not afraid to fight for what is right and really put the poor on the front burner.

JAVID BROWN

javidbrown@gmail.com

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