1. The godfather is not happy with the godson, who has reportedly been cavorting with the enemy. But it’s harvest in gathering time, so support is needed from all quarters. However, with the eye on the prize, who cares about a little family rift?
2. Eavesdroppers are reporting a serious shouting match between the leader and the lady. Quick intervention cooled the situation and not one blow landed. But there are those who have labelled the aspirant a lazy person. Could it be true that at crucial times, the aspirant was a no-show?
3. At least electoral reform has put the brakes on the kingmakers who would want to control candidates by bankrolling them. Smart people that they are, the corporate donors give to each candidate in seemingly equal measure – the result is that the corporate donor will always have a friend in court.