Fact check and fat lies

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - EDITORIAL - -A FRUS­TRATED CI­TI­ZEN

Apro­pos the FACT CHECK in your daily with re­gard to the Health Min­is­ter claim­ing the stan­dards of health ser­vices in Sri Lanka be­ing su­pe­rior com­pared to health­care sys­tems of other coun­tries, it is in­deed a waste of time to seek clar­i­fi­ca­tion on his com­ment, as the min­is­ter is no­to­ri­ous for his un­founded state­ments and ut­ter­ings on po­lit­i­cal is­sues.

Min­is­ter knows about the psy­che of the av­er­age cit­i­zens ...that they would never challenge a tall story

He is a stereo­type Sri Lankan politi­cian rather than a ded­i­cated Min­is­ter of Health.

The Min­is­ter, who is a medico, knows too well, about the psy­che of the av­er­age cit­i­zens of this coun­try that they would never challenge a tall story, when­ever it is told to the coun­try.

To quote one of his self- in­vented tales, he said im­me­di­ately af­ter the Easter Sun­day ex­plo­sions in the coun­try that they were car­ried out in re­tal­i­a­tion of the mas­sacre that took place in the New Zealand Mosque. That claim was re­jected out­right by the lead­ers of that coun­try, who said that the at­tacks in Sri Lanka had been planned well in ad­vance be­fore that tragedy took place.

The Min­is­ter cares two hoots about the pub­lic or about his im­age and he could be seen in ac­tion as the elec­tions too are in the off­ing.

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