Zuma: Cope is like Jesus’ donkey

2008-11-19 00:00

Polokwane — The Congress of the People (Cope) is like the donkey on which Jesus rode into Jerusalem, ANC president Jacob Zuma told Cosatu members in Polokwane last night.

“The people were waiting for the Son of Man who was on the donkey. The donkey did not understand it, and thought the songs of praise were for him,” he said.

Expanding in the biblical story, Zuma said the donkey later tried to return to Jerusalem on its own in order to once again experience that moment of glory, but the people chased it away.

In the same way the Cope leaders will find they are nothing without the ANC, Zuma said.

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