M, over at Thinker’s Room, is one of my favorite bloggers. His articles are always well written, witty and thought out. He pulls no punches in the most recent article “Having cake and eating it”, where he tells Kenyans living abroad to go home and fix Kenya. A small exerpt:
I have nothing against settling overseas. After all, all of us dream of having a good life and are always in pursuit of actualizing our dreams. I donâ€™t even have a problem with changing citizenship if it brings you closer to your dreams. The sad truth is that patriotism is not particularly edible and itâ€™s difficult to remember the words of the national anthem when youâ€™re hungry.
What I take issue with is pontificating about how things are going to the dogs, how the country is run by nitwits and how youâ€™re correcting the situation and building your country by wiring money from the comfort of your New York apartment, complete with goldfish..
Now, head on over there and read it!