Rahul’s Act and Speech Are Not In Sync
The opposition in parliament is a vivid depiction of the gang that could not shoot straight. After his show-stopping hug of Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi appears to have reverted to ho-hum mode. He chose the lacklustre BK Hariprasad as the opposition candidate at the last minute. And for all Gandhi’s talk of being willing to move the Congress to the backseat if that’s what it will take to win over parties that don’t like it (the YSR Congress, for example), he did the opposite. By forcing a Congress nominee as the opposition’s candidate, the TRS, which had been lobbied hard by the BJP, voted for the BJP — exactly what Modi and Shah were hoping for.