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On the twelfth day of Governing - A Presidential Carol

01 November 2012, 08:58
In the run up to Mangaung and the fast approaching festive season I took the liberty of adapting the Christmas carol “Twelve Days of Christmas” to a more current  and political version. For those that don’t want to read the complete carol just scroll down to the last verse.

Let’s see how creative us News24 readers can be; copy and paste the last verse in your comment and then edit it to your version and post it.

On the first day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Carte blanche of the Country.

On the second day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Two new wives,
And carte blanche of the Country.

On the third day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And carte blanche of the Country.

On the fourth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And carte blanche of the Country.

On the fifth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And carte blanche of the Country.

On the sixth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country.

On the seventh day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And a new Presidential plane.

On the eighth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Eight tenders a-rigged,
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country.

On the ninth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Nine Judges a-pocketed,
Eight tenders a-rigged,
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country.

On the tenth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Ten charges to disappear,
Nine Judges a-pocketed,
Eight tenders a-rigged,
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country.

On the eleventh day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Eleven overseas trips,
Ten charges to disappear,
Nine Judges a-pocketed,
Eight tenders a-rigged,
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country.

On the twelfth day of Governing,
I arranged for me
Twelve X5’s a-convoying,
Eleven overseas trips,
Ten charges to disappear,
Nine Judges a-pocketed,
Eight tenders a-rigged,
Seven litigating lawyers,
Six new Nkandla mansions,
Five golden mines,
Four anti HIV showers,
Three French Arms contracts,
Two new wives,
And Carte blanche of the Country!
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