The switchboard for Wake Up with Robert Mugabe, the most popular talk show on Radio Zimbabwe, lit up when the subject of the British election came up yesterday.
Tunje, a first time caller from south Harare, confessed to being a bit nervous about speaking to Mr Mugabe. "No need to be nervous - What's the worst that could happen?" joked the avancular talk show host. "It's not as if I'm going to send a a mob round to your house and club your family to death. Well, is it?"
Having put his caller at his ease, Mugabe listened as Tunje railed against the suffocating atmopshere of fear that created by political correctness in Britain. "You couldn't make it up," he said, as he listed details of how the elections in Britain were conducted.
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