Columns 8.10.2014 06:00 am

Hostile comrades invite ruin

DA city councillor for Joburg Martin Williams

DA city councillor for Joburg Martin Williams

People such as Blade Nzimande and Gwede Mantashe must live in a parallel universe, separate from South Africa’s economic realities. They aren’t the only deluded politicians but their recent statements are prime examples of folly.

A few days after Mantashe complained an “unpatriotic” private sector was holding back investment, Nzimande accused South African banks and the financial sector of following an “exploitative and parasitic agenda”.

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