Empty slogans mean empty voting booths
Maybe South Africans have realised at last that elections aren’t about drama, they’re about keeping water in the pipes
Yesterday morning, I stood in a voting booth and had one last look for a party that didn’t exist.
I knew it wasn’t there, of course, but still, as I ran my finger down that column of little squares, each one demanding either grubby pragmatism or naive idealism, I hoped it might magically appear, offering an collection of uncompromised virtues.
What I was looking for was simple...