Maybe the SA Government will take note of the irrefutable evidence it has gathered during the lockdown that proves that alcohol is by far the biggest social ill currently infecting the South African populace.
When booze was banned, hospitals emptied out, domestic violence incidents all but disappeared and road deaths could be counted on one hand. Prior to this if drunk South Africans were not maiming or killing themselves behind the wheel or the kitchen counter, they were doing so in record numbers to their ‘loved ones’. We are such a sick society that we normalized this mayhem within our Zeitgeist – so much so that not much has changed as we have moved to level one lockdown. Or perhaps not much has obviously changed.
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