We are optimistic for Andrew Holness. His seeks to be a bridge generation, one which saw the putrid politics of the past and can do things differently. We applaud his many announcements, but are distressed by his penchant for old politics and scorched-earth policies.
Jamaica is skewered on the global corruption index, yet politician’s entitlements are in-your-face. His promises are delivered at high cost and bring hardship on all to help a few. Men of noblesse oblige are not insecure and change tack as new data emerges, so he should embrace more credible analyses and, as merited, share victory with the Opposition — good governance is a relay, not a sprint.