An open letter to Steven Friedman

by Adriaan du Toit

This post is a response to acclaimed political analyst and academic Steven Friedman’s Facebook post on the topic of Protea skipper AB de Villiers’ racist inclinations in post-match interviews.You can read it (and the frightening discussion … Read the rest

Is DA’s ‘fopswarte’ Mazibuko the new Buthelezi?

‘Unless the DA wishes to court middle-class black voters only, its confident foray into identity politics might backfire’

THE news about Lindiwe Mazibuko’s election as Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary leader had hardly been announced when inveterate blogger Anton Barnard published … Read the rest

Pat Buchanan and MSNBC’s pygmy

“The ideas he put forth aren’t really appropriate for national dialogue, much less the dialogue on MSNBC.” So decreed MSNBC president Phil Griffin about Patrick J. Buchanan’s grand historical synthesis, “Suicide of a Superpower: Will American Survive to 2025?” Mr. … Read the rest