Outsourcing A la Politique
13 March, 2015
Outsourcing A la Politique
What’s happening, folks? Georgia’s young human recourses have inundated the Ukrainian governmental field of cadres. Georgians are being hired one after another by our strategic partner’s administration to fill in the governmental vacancies. Is this the case of political outsourcing or what? The Ukrainians are employing the Georgian experts to help them out of the quagmire which they have gotten into exactly as Georgia did as a result of involvement with Russia about certain territorial arguments. Let’s formulate it carefully –
territorial arguments – not to hurt the oversensitive biggie’s political feelings too much. Nothing would have been strange about this kind of assistance by one friendly nation to another unless the situation were truly weird. Ukraine and its Western partners think that Georgia has enough useful experience in effecting the post-soviet reforms in compliance with the western ways and means of governing a state, which is worth sharing with other former soviet nations. Ukraine is one of them and needs immediate reforms for making progress. And there came the Georgians along, who have a pronounced ability, enough leisure, valuable experience and ample qualification to offer certain appropriate services thereof. Whoops! Cant’ work that smooth and easy! The hired Georgian experts – just all of them – belong in the United National Movement, the political party which has recently been reduced from a ruling position to a resistance spot. As a consequence, the current Georgian government has found itself in an extremely awkward situation because of this weird collaborative arrangement. This Georgian administration defeated the Nationals in the last elections and came to power. That’s OK, but the hatred between the two parties is so towering and the contradictions between them are so jagged and sharp that the fact of employment of Nationals by the Ukrainian leadership makes the ruling Dream Party totally allergic towards this unbearable indispensability of nationals in the friendly Ukraine. Some of the hired experts are even wanted by the Georgian authorities who have no desire to sever the productive relations between the two partner countries, but at the same time, they hate to see their sworn enemies sitting and working away in Ukraine’s posh and prestigious governmental offices. What a mindboggling cul-de-sac! How about the way out? There might be several models of action and reaction if the dilemma is looked at and considered pragmatically. Model One: The knowledgeable and experienced Georgians are needed worldwide and let us all be proud of the fact – the more the better! After all, we do not have much to export, except the accumulated lore. Let the world be advised that we are not rich with oil but smart we definitely are, and our smarts have turned out to be a marketable commodity. Isn’t this wonderful? Model Two: The Nationals have screwed up their own country, and if we really care for the Ukrainians, let us give them a timely heads-up in order for them to beware of the incipient evil until it is too late. That’s what the friends are for – to give a warning in good time so that Ukraine is not compelled to bite the unnecessary bullet as Georgia did as a result of the previous government’s insalubrious activity. Model Three: Nationals and Dreamers may have their own accounts to settle between each other but when their mutual good friend is in trouble, let them temporarily forget their own strife and hurry to help the wounded partner together. This will sound so honorable and humane! Model Four: Down with Nationals forever and their sought after leader. Let us on behalf of the entire Georgian people open the Ukrainian eyes, blinded by the West and their Georgian devotees. Ukraine needs to know the truth, and we are ready to feed them the reality very accurately. We cannot and should not lie to Ukraine. They are our friends and partners after all. And if they remain heedless to our urgent plea, let us be prepared to sever the diplomatic relations with them even if this happens to the greatest detriment of Georgia. Model Five: Let us forget about Nationals like we want to forget our worst nightmares; let us forget Ukraine and mind our own business; let us forget that the West cares much about Ukraine and may not understand our indifference; let us forget that Georgians are capable of performing some useful things in Ukraine and let us disparage their good deeds in advance, and make a wish that they do a bad job there. Model Six: No doubt, it hurts that the characters who deserve serious punishment for their concrete wrongdoings are all of a sudden elevated to the governmental positions because Ukraine wants to outsource the Georgian talent and skill for well-advised political reasons, but no matter how much it hurts, let us still look at the situation from the beneficial viewpoint for Ukraine, and let us take it easy that they are advancing on leading positions the citizens of our country who we think don’t deserve the honor. Let’s weigh the situation better – if it does well to our friend, and it does not hurt us much, let it pull off and be happy about it... So, six models of reaction are on the table. For choosing the most optimal one, we need to use our newly sharpened wits, perfected sense of moderation and unfailing nose for future.
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