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Moeletsi Mbeki should form a political party

10 November 2012, 18:54

It is common knowledge that all liberation movements do not transform into a legitimate democratic party, they tend to pay lip service to the country, constitution and the principles of trias politica.

In fact they are past masters in raiding the national fiscus and unashamedly engage in conspicuous consumption in a sea of poverty.

ANC is not an exception; a glaring example is hard earned tax payers’ money being splashed on at iNkandlagate.

The ruling party which is celebrating 100 years of existence has held a stranglehold on political power for 18 years, notwithstanding that their political and economical blunders are legendary, however for some obscure reasons the party is painfully voted into political power come national elections.

Meanwhile those who are held in high esteem by the general public prefer to sit on sidelines and point on obvious transgressions committed by the ruling government.

It is aptly demonstrated that all political opposition parties combined cannot oust the ruling party, at least in the near future; therefore we can not have those who can alter political landscape of our country to twiddle their thumbs while Rome is burning, so to speak.

There is the adage that goes all that is necessary to win is for enough good men and women to do nothing.

It is a simple logic to point an accusing finger at your everyday South Africans for voting populous ANC.

The time has come the widely respected public figures like Dr. Mamphele Ramphele Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Moeletsi Moeketsi to name but a few, to stop sitting on the roof top and pontificate about the mess ANC is putting our country in.

They should nail their colours to the mast and join forces with existing political parties or form their own political parties, as sitting on the sidelines is clearly not enough, in fact in my considered opinion is in fact a disservice to the country.

There is a Zulu saying that goes: ‘iva likhishwa ngelinye iva,” translated, you can only remove a thorn that has painfully embedded itself in your flesh by another thorn.

The same thing goes regarding our unpalatable political landscape, if you want ANC out of power, it is not enough to sit on the sideline and point out evident blunders.

South Africa can ill afford intellectuals who go on sermonizing and prophesising that South Africa is facing another Arab uprising and such like, generally preaching doom and gloom, time has come that our celebrated individuals to actively stop ANC leading the country to the abyss, because preaching the obvious will never help my country.

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