Holness cheekily cites ‘Pearnel in the making’ from Dr Dunn’s hairline
The relative similarity between the natural hair growth of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) South East St Mary candidate, Dr Norman Dunn, and that of Speaker of the lower House of Parliament, Pearnel Charles, came up at close range at Monday’s nomination of Dr Dunn in Annotto Bay, St Mary.
The two each sported a distinct section of their hair in grey, or blond, if you ask some, with none other than Prime Minister Andrew Holness being earliest out of the blocks in noticing and declaring the similarity.
With Charles and almost the entire top brass of the JLP on hand to lend support to Dr Dunn, Holness advised of the similarity the moment Charles went to sit beside Dunn as the latter went through the nomination process.
“But it looks like we have another Pearnel in the making,” said a smiling Holness to quick recognition and chuckles from all in the room.
Added to the ‘hair factor’ was the also noticeable diminutive stature of both Charles and Dunn, although Charles is more on the chubby side.
But perhaps best of all was the quiet admission of Charles that he has heard of his father having spread his wings “as far as Portland” back in the days, hence it would not be entirely surprising for him to have some connection to Dr Dunn.
Should that be the case, “it would surely make him a clear winner,” quipped Charles ahead of a major media photo shoot of the ‘hair factor’ between him and Dr Dunn.