OPINION | Dear Melanie, Cape independence stinks of democracy, not racism!

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Supporters of the Cape Party marching recently (Supplied)
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Phil Craig writes a response to Melanie Verwoerd's column saying if it wasn't for the way the ANC is governing the country there would be no need for a Cape independence movement.

Melanie Verwoerd is not your archetypal former ANC dignitary, and, as a rule, I enjoy reading her honest and sincere insights. South Africa might be in a much better state were the majority of her former ANC colleagues able to share some of these qualities, but they don’t and it isn’t.

I was very happy to see that she decided to add her two pennies worth on Cape independence, and I think, as she often does, she got right to the heart of the matter, albeit not perhaps in the way she intended.

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