Former party chairman Raynard Rigby has resigned as the coordinator of the southwest constituencies for the party in the upcoming general election.
The structure and function of Bran McCartney’s new party, the DNA, is “rank with the stench of dictatorship.” It is setting a dangerous precedent and must be viewed with “extreme caution”.
In a rare show of wisdom, three prominent PLPs are moving to block the nominations of several members of Parliament who they feel would contribute to a PLP loss at the polls.
Maybe Bran McCartney ought to work at the straw market. It appears that the prime minister wannabe has the same careless disregard for intellectual property as the straw vendors who sell fake designer bags.
With no compelling reasons to have left PM Ingraham’s cabinet, it appears that Mr McCartney’s third party quest is driven more by ego and ambition than by a substantive vision for the country.
Asking Bahamians to use their imagination, playing to ignorance, naivety and overly-nationalist sentiments, mimicking Obama and “borrowing” quotes from all over, Mr McCartney was short on originality and long on rhetoric.
Newly-independent Bamboo Town MP Branville McCartney seems destined to be the latest political figure to offer voters a ride on the third party merry-go-round.
There should be growing concern among original members of the Free National Movement that the FNM that exists today in no way resembles the political movement established in 1971.
Despite all the hoopla over Bran McCartney’s new DNA party, it appears that the group will offer little more than the same empty promises and political rhetoric that Bahamians have grown weary of.