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Sierra Leone: Thank God it was only a Strange Dream!
By Sylvia Blyden
Oct 23, 2012, 17:17
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I had a strange dream in which was featured a Sierra Leone Ambassador to United States of America. In my dream, the good Ambassador misbehaved over Americas National Public Radio (NPR); overshooting his diplomatic mandate and opening his mouth to say undiplomatic trash to a shocked America.

 

In the dream, our Ambassador was actually saying that even though he was a foreign diplomat in America, he will publicly give his opinions on outcomes of the upcoming presidential elections in USA (an internal U.S. matter). He turned himself from a diplomat into an unscientific pollster and started predicting on what he felt the outcome of the elections should be.

 

Furthermore in the dream, the radio interviewer, a female sympathiser of opposition candidate Mitt Romney, helped to make the Ambassador look even more ridiculous by paraphrasing the Ambassadors actual words about a presidential debate which had been proposed by other sympathisers of Romney but, rightfully so, rejected by President Obama.

 

I was so relieved when I woke up and realised that it was just a dream and the Sierra Leone Ambassador to America did not put our country to shame with such undiplomatic acts. Thank God. Indeed, no diplomat worth his salt would behave in such manner as it would mean he was inviting literary barbs to be thrown at him and the country he was representing.


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