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When your patriotism is flagging, what do you need? A 100-metre ...

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When your patriotism is flagging, what do you need? A 100-metre dildo

Perhaps we could use its proposed giant flag as a big top tent for the ministry of sport, art and culture’s clown show

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A plan to spend R22m on a giant flag has proved conclusively that the ministry of sport, arts and culture is staffed entirely by semi-sentient cabbages that have a deep and burning hatred for both art and culture.

Of course, many artists and cultural practitioners have suspected as much for many years now, as Nathi Mthethwa’s ministry has gone out of its way to encourage creative South Africans to change careers or emigrate.

Tuesday’s story in BusinessTech (https://businesstech.co.za/news/government/584626/south-africa-to-spend-r22-million-on-100-metre-tall-flag/), however, seemed to provide official confirmation of Mthethwa’s stance...

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