Sunday, May 24, 2009

Some fathers need not claim paternity

By Malinda Seneviratne

(LB)These are days of victory. As such there is very little reason for apportionment of blame. There is, on the other hand, a manifest abundance in the matter of claiming credit. It is natural after all. Victory has a thousands fathers, they say, defeat is orphaned.

I really don’t care who consumes what in the credit cake regarding the defeat of the LTTE. What matters is that this war is over and that the LTTE is history. On the other hand, I think just as we cannot begrudge the security forces for the sacrifice, determination and ability to deliver, we should not forget others who contributed. Full text Share on Facebook