The Big Read: Pres on a bike would polish his image - and ease traffic

03 December 2015 - 02:05
By Aspasia Karras

When the presidential cavalcade came down the Rivonia hill like the wolf on the fold, I had mixed feelings. Envy for one. The advance party on motorbikes was vehemently waving the traffic aside and, indeed, the traffic was parted and so the president moved unhindered into the north.Bewilderment. What is this noise and fury, is somebody dying?And, when I finally saw one or two or three possible vehicles and decoy vehicles bearing the presidential seal, an overwhelming desire to flip him the fing...

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