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Tongue slip?

Just to demon­strate that he does not have that “white man’s dis­ease” called stress, Num­ber One par­tied all af­ter­noon on his birthday. In all that re­lax­ation he sought to dis­play, he ended up say­ing much more than he meant to. He told the au­di­ence, mainly of older women, that he had given Ont­lametse Pha­latse’s mother money to “go buy a li­cence” so that she could drive the new car he had bought for her. Rather an un­for­tu­nate com­ment, given the high death tolls over the Easter week­end as a re­sult of il­le­gally ac­quired li­cences.

Un­cle Mmusi

Was it not just ironic that DA leader Mmusi Maimane at­tended a march against Zuma last Fri­day while wear­ing a bul­let­proof vest, ac­com­pa­nied by his wife who was not wear­ing one? Siyahleba can only con­clude that Maimane must be suf­fer­ing from the afore­men­tioned white man’s dis­ease, be­cause he was also miss­ing in ac­tion for this week’s protest march. “MyMoney” is cur­rently seized with the whole mat­ter of fir­ing his men­tor, He­len Zille. A whole lot of es­pe­cially black peo­ple have vir­tu­ally black­mailed him to get rid of Zille or for­ever wear the ti­tle of “Un­cle Tom”.


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