In the face of all these daunting challenges, one wonders as to why the ruling elites are not applying themselves to tackle these issues. There are two possible explanations; either the ruling elites are completely disconnected from reality and only interested in making fortunes for themselves and their families. Alternatively, the problems have grown out of proportion and are so insurmountable that the ruling elites want an escape route and don't have the courage to tackle the issues. The later explanation seems more plausible keeping in view the recent developments on the political scene. Either way, the masses are not getting the necessary relief they have been waiting for a long time.
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