Are voters irrelevant to South African politics? Although my ‘Cyril Ramaphosa and the War for South Africa’ opinion piece on the ANC Conference (and its possible affects) was extremely lengthy, i’ve too many other thoughts buzzing inconveniently. I let some of them them fly here, rather haphazardly… WHITE COMFORTABLENESS & MEDIA FAILING It’s unsurprising how the white population, normally hysterically anti-ANC, has so quickly fitted the possibility of Cyril Ramaphosa becoming President of South Africa in 2019 into something only slightly less than the DA taking over. Unsurprising because the same biased newspapers that support the DA (whilst ignoring their … ‘Click here to read full article…’
58 years ago, Aldous Huxley predicted our world under “frightful dictatorship”, voters happy to be ruled by people who look good on television but who are not good politicians.
DA members and supporters, will your leadership make you fearful at 5pm today at the meeting at the Knysna Angling Club? Will you choose to make a difference or will you continue to support the damage being done to our town by the current, dirty version of the DA? From my viewpoint, there’s a definite difference in the DA between: 1. Those who deliberately support crime and maladministration or don’t care because they’re more interested in conservative cliques and the real (or pretend) power that goes with being in that in-crowd. 2. Those who mistrust the DA but can’t bear … ‘Click here to read full article…’