Black Lives Matter — but not to our government

‘Our people’ are kicked in the teeth, insulted and betrayed every day

31 December 2021 - 00:00

 My wish for 2022 is for SA to dump the biggest political fraud of the post-1994 period: the term “our people”.

Every politician with a shiny suit and an eye on a kickback has the expression at the ready. Every day, every week, on a public podium somewhere, we are told that this or that politician will do this for “our people”, that this is what “our people” want, that this or that new policy will benefit “our people”, and so forth and so on...

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