Columns 26.11.2014 06:00 am

Lies, damned lies and JZ

DA city councillor for Joburg Martin Williams

DA city councillor for Joburg Martin Williams

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, leaders who lied to parliament lost their jobs. Now they just keep on dissembling.

Fresh from her fishy performance in the agriculture portfolio, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has joined the liars’ club. More on that later.

Because it was unparliamentary to call a fellow MP a liar, Winston Churchill accused opponents of uttering terminological inexactitudes.

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