Watching Nawaz Sharif’s attempt to return and subsequent deportation on local television today felt like watching a repeat of the 2004 episode, when Shahbaz Sharif had tried to land at the Lahore airport. Times change, but everything remains the same. What I fail to understand is why everyone is so utterly taken aback by the state of affairs. Time to dust off those history books, tut tut.
In the meantime, this is the best blog entry of the week.