REALITY

Political ‘facts’ are transient

There are no 'facts' in politics. Just fluid perceptions and myths.

In Summary
  • How is one to distinguish between 'analysts' who do have some genuine knowledge of Kenyan politics; and those who do not?
  • Well, here is one test: check and see if the writer uses the phrase ‘political fact’ or maybe ‘a fact of politics’. That is a dead giveaway that the writer is still an amateur. 

Thanks to the democratising effects of social media, nowadays just about anyone can put themselves forward as a 'political analyst'.

A decade or so ago, when it was only through the mainstream ...

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