Loose Cannon!

He doesn’t pay much heed to the age old maxim “you are a master of words you retain and a slave of those you allow to slip out.” He might claim to have walked the talk when in uniform. In his latest avatar, though, his speech is letting him down. The General turned politician turned minister finds echo of his own words haunting him. What makes it worse is his being in a ministry where you are supposed to reveal only to conceal. Diplomacy isn’t about saying right things at the right time but avoiding saying things at the wrong time. Politicians know how to convert an adversity into an opportunity but our General seems to practice just the opposite. The Yemen evacuation gave India a high but Mr. Singh remained obsessed with his Pak Day fiasco. Time to walk….

Pic Courtesy: Caravan Daily
Pic Courtesy: Caravan Daily

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