Trump’s victory shows people are sick of career politicians: Gota

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Commenting on the election of business tycoon Donald Trump as the next President of the US, former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said the results showed that common citizens are fed up with career politicians who simply deliver speeches which had no outcome.

In a tweet, Mr. Rajapaksa said “One of the reasons Donald Trump won was because people are sick of career politicians delivering rhetoric instead of results. This is a lesson for Sri Lanka to consider,”

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  • bandulali Sunday, 13 November 2016 05:37 PM

    Yes, that is why we tried Fonseka in last presidential election. But it failed. May be can try once again in the next election.

    usuf Sunday, 13 November 2016 05:38 PM

    like ur darling brother d Ali Baba via DM Android App

    Sarath Sunday, 13 November 2016 07:35 PM

    People are sick of 'some' career politicians. But you are an exception (or extension) to the rule... even tho you are not a career politician people are already sick of you!

    bert Sunday, 13 November 2016 07:36 PM

    This guy reminds me of Killary . You cannot cheat the people all the time.

    Mason Sunday, 13 November 2016 08:37 PM

    You have a good understanding of your brothers.

    tim Monday, 14 November 2016 06:19 PM

    This is what happened in 2010 election too in Sri Lanka.Hope you remembered that more than the USA election.

    Ben Monday, 14 November 2016 06:23 PM

    We miss you in the team

    empulse Monday, 14 November 2016 07:12 PM

    Sir did you even vote for Trump via DM Android App

    keerthi Monday, 14 November 2016 07:17 PM

    You are 100% correct. we are experiencing this for the last 18 months . No action talk only[ NATO]

    Patriot Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:07 AM

    Yes, yes, People are sick of those siblings of career politicians as well Gota!!

    ANTON Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:18 AM

    VERY TRUE SIR , THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU ALL..............AT THE LAST ELECTION.

    Vernon Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:27 AM

    We have been sick of career politicians for a long time. Your statement implies may be your intentions. But the difference here is you being a brother of a corrupt career politician, who aided and abetted the brother.

    Shelly. Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:36 AM

    BORA DHIYE MALU BEMA. It is sad a man who drew respect earlier has now become this low. via DM Android App

    Tissa Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:40 AM

    Do not dream no Rajapaksas wnt be a srilanka president again via DM Android App

    H H Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:44 AM

    GR is using TRUMP as his TRUMP CARD to come to power.Very clever

    Hiran Sunday, 13 November 2016 12:00 PM

    Your statement is true, but that doesn't mean people of Sri Lanka are willing to elect a crook as their leader.

    dev Sunday, 13 November 2016 12:35 PM

    The young people are the ones who easily fell for dirty political campaigns as we saw in Sri Lanka as well as America

    Dee Sunday, 13 November 2016 02:05 PM

    Now what are you getting at?

    ali Sunday, 13 November 2016 03:01 PM

    Dear Mr Gota, he..he..he

    Dan.r Sunday, 13 November 2016 05:18 PM

    Big difference ..He is not coming to rob America like you all did...

    topaz Sunday, 13 November 2016 05:29 PM

    What about career murderers?

    Citizen Perera Sunday, 13 November 2016 05:32 PM

    Yes Yes USA citizen knows about USA elections...but USA citizen does not know anything about Srilanka.


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