The Big Read: The fall of the runt reveals our wonky path

13 January 2016 - 10:34 By Tom Eaton

Let me be very clear. The shrivelling of the rand is not the fault of Jacob Zuma or the ANC. It is a blatant lie that bad government is to blame. Because, of course, we don't have bad government. We have no government. I understand the confusion, of course. I mean, it's logical to assume that the people making speeches in parliament are politicians and that this implies the existence of some sort of government acting in the interests of the public.

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