Mampara of the week: Lynne Brown
She never does any wrong. And if there is irrefutable evidence that wrong was done under her watch, she'll blame it on others. No wonder state-owned enterprises are in such a mess, with Jacob Zuma Lite as their political head.
This Mampara of public enterprises proved beyond any doubt during her appearance before a parliamentary hearing this week that she is not fit to hold office.
Under the pressure of stern questioning, she was exposed as a petty politician who refuses to take responsibility for the mess her portfolio is in, blaming officials and sniping at MPs rather than engaging with MPs' questions like an adult.
She can play the victim as much as she likes, but the public has not been fooled by this Mampara, under whose watch the Guptas turned Eskom into a private enrichment scheme.