Opinion, by Jack Woodall
RIO DE JANEIRO - You might think that as people grow older, they should become more tolerant. After all, they’ve been there, done that, and nothing should ever surprise them. But after reaching the age euphemistically known as “senior”, I find I am no longer inclined to suffer fools gladly – and that the number of fools seems to have increased lately.
This applies particularly to politicians, whether local or in our home countries, although intolerance in respect of that lot seems to be pretty universal, regardless of age. Not that our outspoken complaints about political corruption . . .