|EDITORIAL - Politicians and the media
It is to be expected that, as the campaign intensifies for this year's general election, politicians on the hustings will perceive - real or imagined - instances of bias in the media coverage they receive. This is par for the course.
Class support key to electoral victory
Despite her pandering to the poor, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller's People's National Party (PNP) has its strongest electoral support among the middle class, according to a recent Gleaner-commissioned poll. (Buckley)
Same Cabinet, same tune
Some people find my high praises for the Prime Minister and disgust for her Finance Minister a little puzzling. They insist that the two are linked. This is both true and deeply unfortunate. But it cannot last. (Ritch)
Putting people where?
There are so many Ps around now that I am moved to go to the bathroom. The People's National Party (PNP) puts people first, at least in its name, and conversely, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) one assumes puts people last. (Taylor)
Same place, different eyes
Consider for a moment the following parable: "A shoe manufacturer sent two salespersons to Africa to study the prospects for expanding its business. The two travelled together to a rural African country and observed the same things. (Brown)