Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LISA HNATOWICZ
Picture: GALLO IMAGES/LISA HNATOWICZ

Channel surfing on state television recently made me alight on a week’s coverage of the gathering of the grandees. A veritable comedy of clowns, let me confess.

There, after several dizzy spells at the repeated broadsides of one Zozo Cod’s-Wallop, I lunged for a read from the pristine pages of the trilogy Armed and Ridiculous, only to have to make for the nearest toilet bowl.

Verily, contemporary South African politics plays havoc with one’s stomach.

D BrouwerVia e-mail

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