“The most cunning deception Is self-deception — You can’t find yourself out!” From Keepup With Copra by Bachchoo

If the visuals of a Shiv Sena member of Parliament stuffing a chapati down the throat of a canteen supervisor at Maharashtra Sadan who was fasting for Ramzan were sickening in their connotations of the arrogance, insensitivity and toxic intoxication of petty power, the facile and feeble explanation of the MP, Rajan Vichare, that he was not aware that the attendant was Muslim or fasting for Ramzan was idiotic at so many levels that he ought to be disqualified on grounds of stupidity alone.