The VIPs Khan Won’t Talk About

I guess our nation has a very short memory.

Lone Pakistani Liberal

Frankly, I was thrilled with the recent incident where VIP politicians were booted off a PIA flight for causing a needless delay. But there’s another VIP culture we rarely like to talk about, because it’s far too dangerous and politically complicated to do so.

Democracy is a system cherished by people-pleasers, and despised by forces that can’t acquire votes. It is in their interest to sow among the public, the seeds of mistrust towards the democratic politicians; not that the politicians usually make that task difficult! Attacking a politician wins you easy approval.

They say top Pakistani politicians are “above the law”; unimpeachable and incapable of being punished for crimes that others readily get fined and jailed for. It’s true to a large extent, although…

– Yousuf Raza Gillani did spend about 6 years in jail
– and Zardari spent 8
– before his wife was assassinated running a political campaign of her own (her…

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