Thanks to Cyril’s vampiric ANC the pre-1994 racists are laughing

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Thanks to Cyril’s vampiric ANC the pre-1994 racists are laughing

This is because our leaders are arrogant, entitled and corrupt, as they steal from the poor with impunity

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In early January 1961, two weeks before he was sworn in as president of the US, John F Kennedy stood before the Massachusetts state legislature and reflected on the task ahead of him.

“For those to whom much is given, much is required,” he said, telling his audience that he needed their help and prayers “as I embark on this new and solemn journey” to the White House.

No one walking into the Union Buildings since 1994 has received as many prayers and offers of help as Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa and the reformist faction of the ANC that he led. A sigh of relief went up across the country when, after 10 years of the outrageous Jacob Zuma train smash, he was elected to the ANC presidency and the country’s highest office in 2019...

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