Chamisa’s arrogance knows no bounds!
“Every chosen person under assignment will fight these seven battles; accusation, frustration, criticism, rejection, disappointment, resistance and rebellion(betrayal),” he told his supporters, reference to the intensifying factional fighting tearing MDC apart.
“The secret to victory is continuing the assignment with fortitude, focus and consistency.”
Chamisa, you and your fellow MDC leaders were tasked to implement the democratic reforms during the 2008 to 2013 GNU. You failed to get even one reform implemented in five years. Where was your “fortitude, focus and consistency” then?
You are choosing to characterise the dog-eat-dog infighting in MDC as a “rebellion and betrayal” and refuse to admit that it was your unconstitutional seizure of power following Tsvangirai’s death that has triggered all this.
It is bad enough to be arrogant when when one claims to be Lord God Almighty’s anointed one; that is blaspheme.
“The size of your opposition affirms and confirms the size of your anointing. The race you run determines the prize you will attain,” continued Chamisa, according to a Zimeye report.
“When David killed Goliath, Saul was after him. When Jesus launched His ministry, the Pharisees and Sadducees were after him.”
Chamisa, you are not David much less Jesus Christ.
It seems your appointment as Minister during the 2008 GNU followed by your elevation to VP and then President of the MDC has inflated your ego to the size of Zeppelin Airship. The inflated ego has shrunk your brain to the size of a pea and hence can no longer distinguish wishful thinking from reality. You, a mere mortal, think yourself above the mortals!
The story goes that in Ancient Rome, victorious generals, triumphant from battle, would parade through the streets. And riding next to the general would be a slave, continuously whispering “Memento mori!” (Remember you are mortal!)
At least the conquering Rome generals would have slaves, territory and looted bounty to back their victorious exploits. In Zimbabwe we have no such luck!
Zanu PF has all but completely destroyed the country’s economy and forced millions into abject poverty and despair. The party has risen roughshod over the people’s freedoms and rights including the right to a meaningful vote and even the right to life. And yet failure and tyrannical oppression has not stopped Mnangagwa viewing himself as doing God’s work! He blatantly rigged the July 2018 elections, for example, and claimed “The voice of the people is the voice of God!”
As we have seen above, MDC have proven beyond all doubt that they are corrupt, incompetent and sell-outs. That has not stopped Nelson Chamisa claiming “God is in it!”
The reason why democracy has failed to take root in Zimbabwe is because the minute any leader gets in high office they believe they are special, God’s anointed. How can God’s anointed be fallible much less be democratically accountable to povo, mere mortals!