– Straight out of the Burnham pages
he was among those who studied and pronounced on the poverty rate in Guyana. Like Burnham and true to his vow, Granger is determined to keep rice farmers as poor, impoverished people. It is a vile political act catalysed by two repugnant reasons – punishing rice farmers for their continued strong support of the PPP and because Granger desperately wants to be Burnham. It is unfathomable and idiotic that Granger would want to repeat the failures of Burnham. But stupidity is not as offensive to Granger as the possibility that he cannot replicate Burnham.