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One of the great things about travel is that it allows you to see new places and meet new people. But the really great thing about it is the opportunity it gives you to hear citizens of other countries whinge and moan about their politicians.
It may not seem credible to South Africans, who’ve long regarded themselves as global leaders in this quasi sport, but the fact is that we might not even have made it to the semifinals if this had been a global competition in 2018 (2017, of course, was an entirely different matter).
In 2018, the award for the most whinged-about politician would certainly have gone to either US President Donald Trump or UK Prime Minister Theresa May — though in the final few months of the year the gilets jaunes (the "Yellow Vest" protesters) in France pushed President Emmanuel Macron into the running.
Remarkably, Germany’s Angela Merkel, one of the better leaders of the past decade, was also looking like a possible contender. And even in Ireland, where the citiz...
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