It is unusual. It is commendable. It should be done more often. The Kenyan media has risen above the usual reportage of news and events to take a strong stand on a very important subject. Members of Parliament have been told to their face that they are betraying Kenyans.
The MPs may argue all they want, about how good their intentions are in amending aspects of election related legislation. But what the average Kenyan is likely to conclude is that their motives are sinister, dishonourable and abhorable.
And the local press appears determined to show that this time, the despicable selfish acts by politicians have not gone unnoticed and have to be pointed out, in the spirit of putting the public's interest first.
Below is a sample of the anger stirred by the latest misbehaviour by Kenyan MPs, from social media.