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E-tolls - The rich don't care

12 February 2014, 18:36

Over the last few weeks , South Africans of all backgrounds have united in the fight against e-tolls. So far , it has been a success with OUTA revealing this morning that 71 % of people still don't have e-tags.

However , who are part of those 29% ? Of course , some people are scared of what will happen if they don't pay, so they bought tags. I can understand. However , I've noticed a trend here. It seems as if people who are well off don't really care about standing with the common man , and are supporting Sanral.

You hear comments like "Well at least the highways will be empty for me" , and "Ag, its only R500 per month". You also notice that in a company parking lot, its the executives with the fancy German sedans who are all e-tagged up.

These people disgust me.

So what if you can afford it ? For once , can't you unite with other South Africans and fight this cause ? It seems to be the typical South African attitude of "Me First".

My message to the rich - You've shown us your wealth with your fancy cars - it would be nice to show us that you also have a spine.


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