Balam Barugahara is a “Useful Idiot” – Hon Nambooze said on a TV show: Balam Barugahara is a “Useful Idiot” – Hon Nambooze said on a TV show:
Honorable Betty Nambooze branded event’s promoter Balam Barugahara a “useful idiot”. This happened when Nambooze was called for a show on NBS TV and found when they had also invited Balam.
To Hon, Nambooze, Balam does not have the character to be on a TV show to discuss national issues. She says NBS TV people are joking to invite such a person for such a show.
Balam Barugahara is a “Useful Idiot” – Hon Nambooze said on a TV show
“If it is about music, please invite Balam but not on a show like this”, she continues. I can not be invited to discuss with such people. What is he going to deliberate? she wondered.
First of all, President Museveni is using Balam to waste the country’s money to woe people to him. Balam has been doing this for some time. He can’t see that this is not good for the country. Balam doing that is a disservice to his country and to himself.
Secondly, the people Balam takes to Museveni have been crying for pertinent issues that are affecting everyone in the country. Now for Balam to keep their mouth shut when such problems are not solved is not good. Tell your boss to work on issues affecting people than bribing them.
MP Nambooze continued on her Facebook page
The Mukono legislator continued on her Facebook page to explain why she called Balam a “useful idiot”. She says the country is suffering then you allow your self to be used in such a manner.
This phrase “useful idiot” is not new. It was used during the cold war era by the communists. They used it to describe people who were trying to stop the spread of communism.
But above all, Nambooze just seemed uncomfortable to sit in the same room with Balam.
And she does not think Balam can debate important issues at that level. So for her NBS TV people should get serious with the people they invite.