Sharp minds and blunt objects

2008-08-15 00:00

The South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande’s reputed sharpness is somewhat dulled of late. He has clearly been rubbing against some blunting objects in the Tripartite Alliance’s cutlery drawer.

truncheons, assegais, and a gun box of trademark umshinis. Maybe also a jumbo pack of matches and can of lighter fluid for recalcitrant “counter-revolutionaries” of whom — how tiresome — an example must be made. 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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