Opinion: the aftermath of Rahul Gandhi’s first television interview
Julius Caesar often referred to himself in the third person. Indian National Congress (INC) vice-president, Rahul Gandhi, seems to have a similar habit if his first ever television interview is any indication. Apparently, this is known as illeism.
It would only be forthright to say that things probably did not go as well as planned when the forty-three-year-old sat down for an interview with Times Now editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami.
Putting things in perspective
Mr Goswami is quite the shouter. His insistence is something understandable, but the breadth of his questions was rather narrow – particularly styled in the following fashion: you said this about X, now how do you defend similar actions you performed in the past. His intention with this interview, and its scope, was hazy at best.
The year has only begun, Mr Goswami.
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