Come on, admit it. All of us have nursed political ambitions at some time – usually between the ages of five and twenty – but have given them up after dismissing politics as too corrupt, too complicated or too costly.
However, the stellar performance of our elected losers – officially known as ‘Opposition MLAs’ – over the past couple of weeks proves that the skill set required of politicians is rather more basic.
After observing the sleepovers hosted at the Karnataka and Bihar Assemblies – in some cases, the guards were kind enough to provide white bolsters and bedding, as if in preparation for a good old nautch – I’ve decided to start my own political party and am looking for candidates.
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