Shocked and disgusted, yes. But also loud with the sound of mocking laughter.

Published: January 31, 2017 at 10:37pm

The Opposition leader has said, quite rightly, that the story about the Economy Minister and the Velbert brothel has left people shocked and disgusted. True, but I also hear a far more dangerous sound: the sound of loud, mocking, contemptuous laughter. Contempt spells the beginning of the end or the very end itself in any human relationship, including that between elector and elected.