Yet another reason why I want to leave this country…

If in any revolution, there is a moment after which it becomes unstoppable, that moment came for South Africa on Feb. 11, 1990, when Nelson Mandela walked free after 27 years in jail. But if there arrives another moment after which a revolutionary party — too long in power, too arrogant, too corrupt — can no longer claim to act for the people, for many South Africans it arrived on Tuesday when Mandela’s successors denied, in law, that there is such a thing as the public interest.

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[ Source: TIME Global Spin ]

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