It takes some genius to come up with a neologism as meaningless as covfefe and then turn it into the topic of mainstream discourse. In that sense, only a dotard could have dug out that forgotten epithet to portray the alt-right progenitor of political absurdities. Far away from the Trumpian world, covfefe captured the essence of the year gone by in Nepal too. It was a year of Brechtian hullabaloo with a twist of Shakespearean inevitabilities of sound and fury signifying nothing.
Urbanites of asocial media generation may not know or care anymore that the person who made the emergence of Communist Party of Nepal-United Marxist-Leninist—better known by its acronym UML—possible was a lifelong democrat and one of the Nepali Congress triumvirate of 1980s: Ganeshman Singh.