The easiest and most remembered description of a democratic government is one by the people, of the people and for the people. We have seen Parliaments come and go but I can say with no compunction that our current Parliament, even though better paid, better resourced and better respected, is perhaps far from being the best when it comes to genuinely promoting and protecting the interest of the people they are expected to represent. The current passport issue has exposed our Parliament in the same way as Ebola exposed the moribund state of our health system.
We have witnessed several occasions when it stoutly defended its rights, roles and privileges when anybody attempts traversing their sole domain. First it was the making of a law making it mandatory that one has to have [...]