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Letter: Allen like a political hurricane of change
Published on February 22, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

Dear Sir:

With almost hurricane force winds, Allen takes St Lucia by storm. It appears even the opposition leader missed the warnings of the impending hurricane as he is too fond of bending over. The thought, though, maybe the leader of the opposition would bend over well before an impending storm in anticipation that it would simply blow right over him. Well, this was no wind blowing over the Wycliffe of the opposition leader’s too easily assumed bent position.

Now, the incumbent St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is leaving no barrier un-erected for fear that they too may fall victim to the new political hurricane force winds sweeping St Lucia. Labour is labouring against this change of weather brought about by the new political climate. There are winds of change sweeping over St Lucia and leaving Labour on shaky ground.

The former leader of the opposition rolling heavily with his torch unlit with it having been smothered in his last failed elections attempt as prime minister just couldn’t withstand the forces of change. It is the change long anticipated for those making their way along the yellow brick road looking for an opportunity to rebuild this country and not simply to hold on to the reins of office.

There he sat Stephen-struck thinking why he would not be king and failing to tame his roaring lion, the Frederick of bullocks. The king incapable of ruling would inevitably be overcome by the very winds of change blowing across his king-damn. The new political climate almost unpredictable to predict that just when you thought it was some Guy spreading misinformation about the impending forecast, emerging as political leader is, Allen.

Even more unpredictable are the forces of change, many would soon come to realise, and emerging now as leader of the opposition, a woman. It is historical with Allen assuming hurricane force speed throughout fair Helen has lead to some serious Gale force winds of change. Labour has never found it fitting to put any woman at the helm. While some would still seek shelter in the office of the leader of the opposition the promised change was sure to sweep them away with the winds of change, now, well upon the land. It was a rigour-of-a-butt which mattered most when really needed.

Here they were with their king with all the FACTS staring them in the face and still they would not go quietly into the night, but clamour and cause rancour against an unstoppable force of change. The much needed change which should be welcomed in that desolate land of promised better days turned biter days with VAT, which when carefully examined reads ‘Voleur Anthony Tout’. Not even NEMO with the French to blame for their broken radar equipment comes dawn on Martinique for failing to understand the latest weather pattern, will help appease ordinary St Lucians.

Finding NEMO to predict this new political climate promises no real explanation. Labour pains are too much for us to bear like the flooding rains. Try as Labour may to also predict the current political climate one would have already experienced the powerful force of Allen like a hurricane demolishing that archaic Soufriere single lane two-way bridge and giving way to a newly built modern two-way single lane bridge that the recent trough would only labour in its attempt to destroy.

Like those who would not take the weather report seriously. Allen is well upon them like a hurricane with very little time to retreat. Labour is knee deep in the swelling tide of change and is frantically swimming against the forces of change. Allen will only develop momentum and it’s only a matter of time before the winds of change prevail. No amount of trying to pass the buck will help Labour.

In the new political climate labour may SMILE NICE and feel PROUD, but will soon YEP and lose their STEP as Allen bears down upon them like a hurricane showing that labour had only built promises made of sand. Allen would build a bridge for the people of the town of Soufriere to get somewhere, while labour would build bridges worth 11 million with four lanes merging only into two-way single lane roads bordered on either side with buildings, going nowhere.

Allen has Labour running scared like a hurricane and remains a political force of and for change!

The Looshan Forum
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