Our Next President Had Better Be a Rainmaker

Aside: This short post is a reaction to an article on MSNBC: “Worst drought in 60 years: 12 million Africans face ‘fight for survival'”. Read it. Some of the comments on there are so O’Reilly-esque not to mention borderline ignorant and insensitive, it’s appalling.

I know it’s silly to expect the President to make rain. After all, the man is a trained economist and a politician of four decades’ standing. But certainly I do expect him to understand a little about where rain comes from unlike some of our bone-headed MPs.

It is widely accepted that everything rises and falls on leadership. The quality of national leadership determines the quality of life and level of development of a nation. Quality leadership is, indeed the most invaluable asset for any nation.

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