From my article in The Sunday Times today:

“Consider some of Michael Farrugia’s decisions. He retains Lawrence Cutajar as police chief in spite of the fact that the Inter fan who has diagnosed Joseph Muscat as having metal testicles is clearly clueless.

“He also retains Silvio Valletta as lead sleuth in spite of court orders to have him removed. Those orders were grounded in the fact that Valletta sleeps with a government minister and not because he investigated six fatal car bombings and failed to make a single arrest.

“He also retains Ian Abdilla as chief of the stupendously though inexplicably named ‘economic crimes unit’ when his only credentials appear to be an above average skill in semi-professional photography.

“Where has this got us?”

Read the full article here.