By PNG Echo
The Prime Minister played a winning hand.
In fact, so good were his cards that he had that very rare commodity in a card game – a ‘lay-down misère’.
A lay-down misère is a hand so good that it is played in full view of the other players with no risk. It’s brazen and it’s shamelessly triumphant.
However, you would be forgiven for thinking that the Prime Minister may have ‘stacked the deck’ by removing all the opponent’s trumps (Sam Koim, ITFS, Thomas Eluh, Kerenga Kua…) with one of the last being dissenting Solicitor-General, Ms Jubilee Tindiwi.
But the Prime Minister’s winning ace was always the newly-appointed Police Chief, Geoffrey Vaki. Vaki had been strategically placed to trump anything that the court could throw down. Continue reading A lay-down misère: The PMs court case.