President Jacob Zuma — PICTURE: SIPHIWE SIBEKO Nothing quite dumbfounds like a punchy dose of idiocy presented to the public in a bite-size quote. Effortlessly it translates  into an easy target for all that ever-present outrage. The mad quote — simultaneously a poison and a tonic.  We have no shortage of them in SA.If politics is the petrol that fuels these kind of things then the ANC and its government run on the highest octane.Certainly, 2015 was a bumper year. It’s hard to choose a winner but this gem from SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must be competitive: "I’m an intellectual strategist. I’m an intellectual born person. No one can take that from me except God. No one can stop me to go up and up, because I have brain in me."Others, perhaps, would argue the crown should go to President Jacob Zuma, almost always a finalist in these sorts of competitions. His assertion that "all continents put together will fit into Africa" won him global recognition, of a sort. Th...

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