Should Artists Stand For Parliamentary Elections

I am certain the idea for this week’s column was suggested by someone, but have no clue who it was. I will figure out someone to chastise, debone and sell as a wetsuit.

I mean there surely must be a law against people suggesting columns of this type. The major thing that I wanted to receive in the way of a blessing was that something horrible would happen to the fuel price increase gremlins.

But then, this week our parliament - instead of passing a law that would actually benefit ordinary Batswana, such as a mandatory death penalty for fuel increase personnel - decided to argue about an artist’s tagline ‘yoh’. Now ‘yoh’ was a little chant that the famous artist with dreadlocks uses in his songs as some sort of signature to spruce them up – and his songs need a lot of sprucing up most of the time. Before I get a lot of mail from his angry fans let me just say musically he sounds like an angry toad.

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