From master illusionist to mure delusionist

2008-06-28 00:00

For more than six years President Thabo Mbeki has been swirling the magician’s cape and brandishing the top hat. The rabbit, however, has remained elusive.

Not only had “elections … free and fair enough to produce a valid result been held” but presidential change, too, was “nigh”. “So it is time to doff our hats to the person who helped lead an undramatic initiative with such a dramatic outcome: Thabo Mbeki,” oozed Heard. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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