After posting my last blog (What Do People Vote For?), I looked at NDTV site, and there was this poll (under the heading “Straight Talk”, ironically):
BJP falters: What went wrong ?
- Incumbency factor
- Cong ‘promises’
- Can’t say
Just proves my point about simplistic media spins. How about Bad Alliances, Overconfidence, Misjudging the extent of caste-politics. You get the drift. It’s the very choices that they’ve given irritates me. Of course there is a “can’t say”, but the simplistic choices reveal the media mentality to say the least, as if it’s either BJP’s performance or Cong’s promises. Utterly hopeless…