Would making Zondo CJ come across as a reward for handling JZ?
Ramaphosa must carefully consider the pros and cons of not appointing state capture chair
Leading an important commission of inquiry such as the state capture leaves you susceptible to carping criticism and attacks by corrupt politicians and their acolytes. It’s a thankless job.
But, importantly, those to whom the final report must be delivered and with whom you share the same passion to fight corruption, are left a little unsure how to praise and reward you.
For, praising you might seem as if you’re being encouraged to “finish off” the enemy. Promoting you might seem like sophisticated “you-scratch-my-back” type of corruption...