In government, the right hand truly doesn't know what the left hand is trying to throttle, writes Helena Wasserman.
Listen, I'm not easily shocked. I've watched Devilsdorp twice in 24 hours, and only needed a couple of stiff drinks to fall asleep. In fact, I think all of us, as a nation, have become quite hard to astound after a decade of state capture revelations, municipal horror stories and Eskom woes. We've seen it all.
Turns out, not yet. This week brought a staggering turn of events, ineptitude on a scale that signals alarming disregard for taxpayers and the financial services industry.