What Ramaphosa has in common with Nixon, Clinton and Blair

On his best days the president can make the impossible seem possible as he seeks to apply ‘third way’ politics in a local context

24 December 2021 - 00:04

To insert thread through the eye of a needle is the basic, though skilled, accomplishment of every seamstress.

In politics, a needle-threader is someone who can pass something through a narrow space between two often diametrically opposite impulses or ideas...

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