In less than a year, our democrats have proven at least four things: First, they are suicide attackers. Second, our politicians lack the maturity to run a modern coalition, parliamentary democracy. Third, our superior judiciary continues to be an extension of the executive branch. Fourth, so vicious is the craving for power that our politicians have no time to formulate policy for a country that’s on fire.
On Feb 18, 2008, the PPP got 30.6 percent of votes. Imagine; 10,606,486 Pakistani voters voted for the PPP. And now the same party has imposed a civilian martial law over 90 million residents of Punjab. In essence, more than half of Pakistan now has no democracy under the democratically elected PPP. Read More »O democracy-Dr Farrukh Saleem