First Rajinikanth, now Oprah: name-recognition alone should not prepare you for public office

by Rashmee

Posted on January 16, 2018 / The National


In India, popular Tamil film star Rajinikanth announces his political debut “in the name of democracy,” which he says “has been corrupted and needs to be cleansed.” In the US, fevered speculation surrounds the political prospects of much-loved television talk show host Oprah Winfrey. Nearly 15,000 kilometres apart, the developments in Chennai and Los Angeles … Continue reading “First Rajinikanth, now Oprah: name-recognition alone should not prepare you for public office”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK