Lotus Tramples on Elephant in Sri Lanka, Unprecedented Landslide Win For PM Mahinda Rajapaksa

Leader of Sri Lanka People’s Front party and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, wearing a protective mask, waves at his supporters during a campaign rally ahead of the country’s August 5 parliamentary elections, in Ahungalla on August 1, 2020. (REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte) The Rajapaksa “tsunami” hit the opposition across the Indian Ocean island nation, decimating almost all…