A lonely man

August 28, 2020 - 5 Minutes Read - By The Vellum Team

William Ruto was his characteristic self on the latest TV interview: clever, evasive, and sticking to a script to portray Raila Odinga’s party as spoilers and turncoats that have ruined his relationship with the President.

The talking aside, the Deputy President was looking, under the harsh glare of the TV lighting, older, haggard, and tired.

Those that have been working hard to push him aside would perhaps have been happy to see that his physical appearance. But those to whom he appeals would perhaps have noted with pain how troubled he is by the pressure that has been put upon him.

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