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Hoyte:Politics no Sunday School picnic

CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

Hoyte:Politics no Sunday School picnic

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What a week in politics.
For those who might not have been watching, the real general election campaign inconspicuously began with a 4:30 p.m. phone call Wednesday from the office of the Commissioner of Police to the office of the Leader of the Opposition.
And in case any remnant of the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) 30 general election candidates were lured into harbouring thoughts of an even more extended lead-up to the campaign than we have already had, they would have been rudely aroused from their state of hopeful slumber.
The suddenly enforced cancellation of the party’s advertised protest meeting Time Up Freundel in Heroes’ Square, Bridgetown, had all the hallmarks of a call to arms and a message to the naive that politics is not a Sunday school picnic.
Look out for Harold Hoyte’s views on what’s happening in politics in tomorrow’s SUNDAY SUN