Notwithstanding Imran Khan’s resolve, attracting massive crowds will not force Nawaz Sharif out.
The Multan by-poll’s message is only indirectly for the PML-N and essentially for the PPP in Punjab.
Nawaz Sharif comes across as a distant potentate who can’t be bothered to fight for anything.
Nawaz Sharif doesn’t seem to understand the sentiment that the PTI is riding on.
Our polity continues to function on the premise that the military sits atop the food chain.
The PTI’s conduct raises serious concerns about its commitment to our constitutional order.
Imran Khan could still walk away from D-chowk politically much stronger than when he arrived.
The problem with a new khaki-backed regime change model is that it regurgitates a failed idea.
Who wins, who loses? Infighting politicos stand discredited and the khakis empowered.
Is the PTI fighting for a goal larger than the political aggrandisement of Imran Khan?
There is only so much that the apex court can do to preserve the constitutional order.
Is the primary aim of Imran Khan’s politics now to hanker after power like his competitors?
The problem with the politics of survival is that it sounds the death knell of governance and reform.
The terror infrastructure being demolished in Fata can emerge again.
In the journey from Pakistan Protection Ordinance to Pakistan Protection Act, many issues have been addressed.
Reform will only result from a mindset and behavioral change at the highest level.
Does the PTI not realise that blackmailing a court into meting out desirable outcomes is a perversion of justice?
The PTI’s flirtation with the anarchists is worrying.
Do public officials resign when found guilty of heinous crimes or to redeem the moral authority of the government?
We are a nation adrift while our power elites are forging alliances that can produce no good.