Ruto needs a chill pill; his Twitter tirades show man feeling the heat

Deputy President William Ruto addressing the media during the Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council meeting at his Karen office on November 11, 2019. He is unhappy with a Sunday Nation piece on his camp mulling a push for control of the Jubilee Party. PHOTO | LUCY WANJIRU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • In what has now become his typical ‘Trumpian’ response, the DP fired off an angry tweet, accusing the media of being used to undermine Jubilee.
  • He has been trying to concoct a positive spin following the Sagana meeting, taking it as an affirmation of President Kenyatta’s commitment to the power-sharing and succession deal.

"If anyone causes one of these little ones — those who believe in me — to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.”

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