Non-Violent-Direct Actions Allegiance
The National Post reimagines a week in the life of a newsmaker. Today, Tristin Hopper looks at the week of Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe:
I take one trip to Singapore and once again the imperialist media abound with rumours of my death. In 2009, they said the same thing after my triple heart attack. The year before, those skunks at the BBC were speculating that my prostate cancer, gout and thyroid disease would finally do me in — but I showed them, even after that unfortunate string of strokes. Hell; as far back as the 1990s they claimed I had died of brain trauma after falling down the marble steps in my palace. Nice try: My front stairs are actually made out of ivory.
This Singapore trip isn’t all five-star hotels and shopping sprees. This country also has some of the best life-extension therapies on earth: spine straightening…
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