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Pridefull Shame...

These past few weeks have been a fast paced rollercoaster ride that leapt between the pride of the nation to the pits of shame and disgust.

I for one was a proud voter and on August 4th I woke up earlier than usual had nothing to eat and made my way to the polling station, which I’m glad to say was not far from where I reside. The whole exercise took mere minutes after which the pinkie of my left hand was doused in purple ink for all to see. The problem I have now is how to get the pesky ink – now black – off, it went from looking good and a reason to brag to appearing like a child had let loose with a Crayola black marker! Then stayed up all night and into the wee hours of the morning, peeking into the minute by minute broadcast on my favourite TV station, it truth I only stayed up out of fear of waking up the next morning and finding that the results had been skewed. I had to finally tear myself away from the smiling, but most likely equally exhausted faces being beamed live onto m…