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My beef about bossy people

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There’s a difficult road ahead. If only politicians could put their meddling on lockdown and concentrate on our limping economy.


24 Jul 2020
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My beef about bossy people

Dirk Lotriet.

I’m a champion for personal rights, which causes an uncomfortable itch when it comes to authority. Some people are born with a high-handed approach to others, and in the most severe cases they become politicians. Which explains government’s stance since lockdown started. It’s not Covid-19 that turned Uncle Cyril’s New Dawn into the New Dusk. It’s his government’s irrational love of meddling. Take the smoking ban, for example. But I have mixed feelings about the alcohol ban, thanks to the hooligans next door. They have been boozing it up for months now, indulged in gender-based violence and foul language, beat...

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