Multi-Racial Christian Democrats (MRCD) leader Mattheus Guchutu has defended MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa saying that he is like the Biblical Joseph. This comes after Chamisa has faced stinging critticism for some of his outrageous statements. Guchutu whose MRCD is part of the coalition MDC Alliance said,
I have not seen anything related to overstatements or lies associated with our presidential candidate. If I had any particular problems with him, I would go to him privately and say please improve on this and that.
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When he spoke of bullet trains, we are saying even in the bible, most of the people who did very well saw beyond the current. You can talk of Joseph; he was called a dreamer and through those dreams, he became the first Prime Minister of Egypt.
Tendai Biti added,
It’s people who are twisting and tooth picking (messages). Look to the substance of our speeches. Listen to our messages.
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