Cliff Buchler
2 minute read
1 Dec 2021
6:00 am

Empty heads must roll

Cliff Buchler

These disrupters keep cocking a snook at law enforcement and the judiciary. They make unsustainable promises to the gullible.

DA considering legal action following eThekwini council sitting disruptions

To escape those nauseating TV funeral, insurance and attorney adverts, I allow two minutes before switching on for news on the hour. It works well. Except a recent case when what I thought was an advert for a latest movie on circuit, was still playing out. It depicted a riot reminiscent of the French Revolution when the public witnessed the action of Madame la Guillotine against the aristocracy. I expected to see tumbrils appearing, carrying its cargo of decapitated heads. It must be a scene from Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities? Until the camera zoomed to the faces of...