THE DEMONIZATION OF FORMER PRIME MINISTER PERRY GLADSTONE CHRISTIE

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Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie

By Jerry Roker
for Bahamas Press

My heart bleeds to see Bahamians make a mockery of former Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie. I shudder to see the cruelty that Bahamians are dishing out to a man who has dedicated 40-plus years to politics.

When I was a child, anyone passing the age of 50 was treated with respect. Today, growing old is a crime. Not many of us will make it to his age, and many who do will have done nothing to be proud of.
To see a former prime minister of the country being treated with such disdain, cruelty, and disrespect speaks volumes to who we are as a people.

This is how we treat a man who has given so much and dedicated so much to his country. This is how we applaud his hard work and dedication, by treating him like a piece of garbage that we randomly dispose by the wayside. How sad.

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