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A kiss from Judas?

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM
People's National Party President Portia Simpson Miller places a kiss on the cheek of a young supporter during the party's St Thomas bus tour last November. - Ian Allen/ Photographer

After promising to save the poor, Portia Simpson Miller's tax package has been fiercely condemned as a betrayal of society's most vulnerable. Now many of her harshest critics and most devoted supporters, especially those from the 'bowels of the working class', have united around one question: whether her election promises were a kiss from Judas.