EDITORIAL | Government, don’t add fuel to SA’s burning embers of discontent
Propping up others, spending R22m on a flag and dropping fuel price relief when plates are empty is asking for trouble
A “rise like none other seen before” is what the Automobile Association (AA) has told South Africans to expect of next month’s looming fuel price increase.
The default position of South Africans, whether we like it or not, is to just grin and bear it, especially when it comes to government wasting money.
Food prices go up — South Africans, please assume the grin and bear it position, even if it means your children are eating sand so they can feel full, as the Sunday Times (https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/) recently reported...