I just saw the footage of Imran Khan’s terrible fall off the stage and cannot contain my anger with the people who organize these rallies without taking proper safety precautions. I’d be lying if I were to say I didn’t care much for Imran. This I realized after watching GEO’s coverage of the incident. I immediately got a lump in my throat as if it were someone close to me. I guess, my critique of Khan Sahib stems from the intellectual betrayal I feel from someone who I have looked up to since childhood when I first saw him in middle school. I hope he recovers without any serious damage. Lucky for us, not only is he an impressive campaigner, but also a specimen of physical fitness at his age. Like the energizer bunny, he seems to keep on going and going…
Let us not forget the 40,000 victims of terrorism and countless others who have been left handicapped at the hands of the Taliban and their allies. The awesome show of support Imran Khan is receiving leaves us all hopeful for a better future. This sort of sympathy should also be shown for others who are intentionally harmed, not just by simple accidents. I would only wish Khan Sahib would realize this too. Please continue to read the blog piece I was about to post before the accident.
“Oh what fun it is to ride on a one horse open-sleigh, HEY! Jingle bells, Jingle bells, jingle all the way…” would be the cadence of choice for jiyalas riding the waves of Khan Sahib’s alleged Tsunami, wearing blinders to a horse race. A good number of these followers, however interesting their justifications are to vote for Imran, are the same people who voted in Musharraf’s dictatorial referendum. In the words of Read more »