| 23 April 2024, Tuesday |

Tayyar that fights windmills!

In principle, there is no new government from now until the end of Michel Aoun’s term, that is, four months and seven days, from today. The prime minister-designate, of course, wants to form a government, because it is kind of surreale to be president twice, without being the head of a real government once. Today, Mikati is the caretaker prime minister, and he is at the same time appointed as a prime minister charged with forming a new government, but in both cases, he does not head an effective and capable government. It is more likely that the aforementioned matter will continue until after the thirty-first of October, and the reason is simple, because the era’s son-in-law, Gebran Bassil, either forms a government according to his taste, or he prefers to obstruct the formation of a government. Disruption is an inherent characteristic of the performance of the Free Patriotic Movement, since its political career in Lebanon began in 2005, and until today. At every government entitlement, the impossible demands of the Free Patriotic Movement emerge, most notably the appointment of Gebran Bassil, whether he was a winner or a loser in the parliamentary elections. The matter is not limited to the governmental entiltement alone, but also to the presidential elections. Michel Aoun has always tried to disrupt the presidential elections in the hope that things would lead to his accession to the presidency, which is what happened in the years 2008 and 2016. We are, therefore, facing a disrupted Tayyar that sacrifices everything in order to preserve its privileges and gains. It is a negative Tayyar, it fights windmills if it finds no one to fight. So, does fighting windmills build nations and prosper peoples?

  • Sawt Beirut International