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I am sorry. I apologise. I take it all back. You will remember that back in 2013 I roasted Northern Cape premier Sylvia Lucas after she used her government credit card to spend more than R50,000 on fast food during her first 10 weeks in office. That’s a lot of fast food. I mean a lot!
Lucas used her credit card to buy food at outlets such as Spur, Mike’s Kitchen, KFC, Wimpy and Ocean Basket, the Sunday Times reported.
But her spokesperson said Lucas’s spending was "not excessive" and was "totally blown out of proportion".
Lucas must have looked extremely uncomfortable at the Nelson Mandela lecture last week. Delivering the lecture, former US president Barack Obama asked just how much money is enough. "There’s only so much you can eat … It shows a poverty of ambition just to take more and more and more."
Where was I? Oh yes, I apologise for roasting Lucas. It turns out her R50,000 expenditure was small fry if you consider the behaviour of other "leaders" in SA.
Last week it was repor...
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