|Freelancer, Donakatirina Nimal..
IF You happened to be here at any atime..pls read it!
Bentara angen ehaa porawal dennama!
Ideally this is a contest that should not have happened. A scenario where an ex-army commander contests the presidency against the incumbent president could trigger off a set of unexpected developments and unintended consequences.
This is what we ar telling!
Chief among these is the distinct probability of politics pervading the armed forces and causing irredeemable harm for the Country.
The professionalism of the army is destroyed by the very same man who made it professional!
It is in the interests of not only President Rajapaksa but the nation at large for saner counsel prevailing even at the eleventh hour and resolving differences with Sarath Fonseka.
Cud have easliy avoided!! But I doubt with SF... Seems to be he didn't want to salute GR.. Cos GR was junior to SF in the army! But things change and You have to accept it!
And the mindset of SF... and that is how people will look at him and presently looks at him!
Perhaps the wounded pride of the Ambalangoda lion could be healed by transforming the retired Lt. General into Sri Lanka s first Field Marshall.
Otherwise would he say that 'it was, I won the war ALONE' in Ambalangoda!
Edited By - deborak - 25 Nov 2009 07:10:35 GMT