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The Bihar crisis has confused pundits. They don't know what the politicos wanted. Actually, it's very simple. Each politician wanted something but ...

Bull's Eye
Bull's Eye
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The Bihar crisis has confused pundits. They don't know what the politicos wanted. Actually, it's very simple. Each politician wanted something but at the same time didn't want something else. Trouble was he couldn't get what he wanted without also getting what he didn't want. That's why the terrible confusion.
Atal Behari Vajpayee wanted good governance and therefore Article 356 in Bihar. But he didn't want good governance and therefore Article 356 in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. He had the Ordinance issued because he was sure of victory in the Lok Sabha. He had the Ordinance revoked because he was sure of defeat in the Rajya Sabha...
Sonia Gandhi wanted to end Rabri Devi's rule in Bihar. But she didn't want to start Central rule in Bihar. She doesn't want Laloo to survive any way he can. But she does want Congress to thrive any way it can. She wants total control of the Congress. But she doesn't want a total fight with Arjun Singh, Sharad Pawar and Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy....
Lal Krishna Advani wanted bjp to succeed in Bihar. But he didn't want Vajpayee to succeed in Bihar. He likes rss because Govindacharya obeys him. But he dislikes rss because Sunder Singh Bhandari does not. He wanted President's rule because Bihar police came under his control. But he didn't want President's rule because Bihar police couldn't stop a dozen people being shot every other day...
Arjun Singh, Sharad Pawar and Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy want Congress to revive. But they don't want the Dynasty to revive. They want Sonia because she makes the Congress relevant. But they don't want Sonia because she makes them irrelevant. They want Laloo to go because he is losing them Dalit votes. But they want Laloo to stay because he brings them Muslim votes...
H.K.S. Surjeet and A.K. Bardhan dislike Congress and Laloo because they want to oppose corruption and casteism. But they like Congress and Laloo because they want to fight communalism...
Laloo and Mulayam support Sonia because they want bjp to go. But they oppose Sonia because they want Rabri to stay...
Only the people of India are not confused. They want Laloo to go because they hate the Third Front. They want Vajpayee to lose because they hate the bjp. They want Sonia to fail because they hate the Congress.

We don't know what we love,
We sure know what he hate!
We pray to that guy above
To save us from this fate!

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