Botswana President Explains "No Fatties" Policy

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Botswana President Ian Kharma says he doesn't want a fat wife, because "she may fail to pass through the door, breaking furniture with her heavy weight and even break the vehicle's shock absorbers." Silvio, is that you?


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The end of the news story is also amazing:

"The crowd reportedly laughed, but critics have called on the president to apologize for his comments, calling them sexist. Khama’s supporters say the bachelor president still has a wicked sense of humor."

wick-ed: adj. wick·ed·er, wick·ed·est

Evil by nature and in practice:

Highly offensive; obnoxious.

Well at least there's one thing Khama's supporters and I can agree on!