It’s very interesting to observe that many letters in the press are written with the hope of creating the perception that the PP government’s term in office is coming to an end. However, studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas. Therefore, the perception that they are trying to create can be the furthest thing from the truth.
Have you ever heard the story of the Phoenix? In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn. A phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. From 2010 to present we have seen the many changes within the government and state offices that have generally pleased the population.
The UNC is the only party to survive the test of time other than the PNM. The trump card for the current administration is the fact that Dr Rowley has been the most unattractive leader in the history of politics. After the PNM convention held recently, many supporters left depressed asking for the return of their former leader. In simple words, he failed to “fire them up” in what should be their biggest event.
The citizenry is far more educated than in the 1970’s and 80’s. As a result, they would not gullibly fall for a re-wrapped version of the old 2020 vision that had many of the same proposals. In 2015, the voters will simply ask themselves how they benefited from this administration. The second question will be, how will they benefit if the government is changed. With those things being considered, the current administration is far ahead in the race.