Ben Trovato
7 minute read
24 Jun 2020
5:15 am

Beware the stampede for free money

Ben Trovato

I’m a big fan of free money. Like the ANC, I don’t believe money should be earned.

Aside from dying, another unpleasant side effect of this contemptible virus is that everything comes with a form that needs filling in. For instance, if you have lost your job and hope to get money from the government, you’ll need to be physically and mentally prepared. Venturing into the UIF-Covid-19 Ters national disaster application system is not for the faint-hearted. In fact, if there is anything at all wrong with your heart, don’t even risk it. I haven’t applied because, although my heart is strong, I don’t have the stomach for it. Ever since I was a child, forms have...