18.4.2019 06:33 pm
To claim that protests are being organised suggests sinister motives. But all protest is organised. So are cake sales and shopping expeditions.
Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest. The past few days have shown that not even this gets them a hearing.
The DA is not misleading voters by telling them not to vote for smaller parties, writes Natasha Mazzone.
With all the political correctness which has now become law, everyone’s too bloody scared to tell a Gatiep and Meraai joke.
Burying a close relative is not a time to play politics or for vicious personal attacks.
The real problem is that Ramaphosa can’t act against these ‘problematic’ people without running the risk of being deposed himself.
If the DA succeeds in persuading opposition voters they should not support the other parties, those parties may die.
One can delude oneself as much as one wishes, but a ‘Ramaphosa’ vote is equally a ‘Zuma’ vote.
Soon we’ll live in hope again as we try and go further than was the case in our first seven attempts.
How difficult is it, Google and Sportsmans Warehouse, to divine that I could get actively annoyed by ads for something I’ve already bought?
To sum it up: he’s just a cisqueer boy on a journey of self-discovery.
Burning buildings, cars, houses, schools and libraries is no longer protest, yet we cite ‘demonstrations’ in the hope it will somehow sanitise the anarchy.
As long as we don’t give politicians too much confidence. Nobody wants to see Julius Malema or Pieter Groenewald in spandex tights.
It’s time for the ANC to go back to the drawing board by instilling a culture of ethics and leadership morality within its structures and general membership.