Liberal. Humanist. BDLive and FM Columnist. Author: 'Holy Cows: The Ambiguities of being South African' and 'Clever Blacks, Jesus and Nkandla'.

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@GvanOnselen — 13,921 followers, 11,938 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

You are in an alley. Before you, a bully. Big, menacing. Next to him, an accomplice, equally menacing. The bully beats you. Again. And again. 37 times. Having watched this all, eventually the accomplice pulls him aside and stands in his place over you. You:

Nov 22, 2017

Worth keeping a collection of these sorts of “new beginning” headlines, because the real test of meaningful change is elections, and those have not happened yet. https://t.co/VV1XGyfUnC

Nov 22, 2017

This is the thinking of an organization that has drunk so much of its own cool aid, it can no longer separate the constitution from the ANC. https://t.co/MBSF5O8hNr

Nov 22, 2017

Zimbabwe seems liable to replace Mugabe with Mugabe 2.0 My @BDliveSA column today:  http://bit.ly/2B3VAPz 

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