Council of performing clowns

Kompas – April 8, 2017
Council of performing clowns

Kid: DePeDe... what’s that Dad?

Man: I don’t know!

Chairs read MA(FIA), a play on the initials MA (Supreme Court), and DPD but with the wording changed to read ‘Council of Performing Clowns’.

A plenary session of the Regional Representatives Council (DPD) erupted into chaos Monday when councillors began squabbling over who should lead the meeting. The DPD has been embroiled in a protracted power struggle since a controversial Supreme Court verdict allowed the council’s former speaker and deputy speaker to continue their tenure until 2019.