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SA isn’t floundering anymore, it’s drowning

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The ANC, in its flailing to preserve itself, threatens to pull the whole nation down with it.


18 Jan 2020
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SA isn’t floundering anymore, it’s drowning

William Saunderson-Meyer.

SA has been doing the Cyril Ramaphosa doggy-paddle for two years. But it’s no longer keeping head above water. It has moved from floundering to drowning. The danger with drowning persons is that, in their panic, they pull their rescuer down with them when they go under. The ANC, in its flailing to preserve itself, threatens to pull the whole nation down with it. There’s electricity. The mines and large industries stand ready to generate at least backup power for when the grid is down, but the ANC can’t bring itself to give the go-ahead, since its union and Communist...

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