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In thrall to belligerence, SA just doesn’t get what democracy is about

Hooliganism is the order of the day, from the N3 to parliament, and no-one takes a stand against it

19 June 2022 - 00:03

Like the proverbial frog in tepid but gradually boiling water, we seem to take every crisis or calamity in our stride. On any given day, people protesting — against one thing or the other — will trash and block streets, burn buildings and inconvenience innocent civilians without suffering any consequences. We simply shrug our shoulders and move on. Anarchy has been normalised...

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