FW must accept responsibility for his utterances

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- citizen.co.za | a month ago

In the week that people were remembering FW de Klerk’s momentous speech at the opening of parliament in 1990, it should have been his time to bask in the limelight, deserved or not.

But the murky waters that are South Africa’s history have allowed the opportunistic red berets an opening through which to assume a superior moral stance. The totally predictable interruption of the State of the Nation address (Sona) by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) focused on two things: the irrational demand that Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan be fired and that De Klerk leave the house for.

In the week that people were remembering FW de Klerk’s momentous speech at the opening of parliament in 1990, it should have been his time to bask in the limelight, deserved or not.

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