The Most Stinging Takedown Of The ANC You'll Read This Year

- | 5 months ago

It seems like every decent journalist has had a pop at the ANC, because it’s tough to show any affinity towards a party that spent the best part of a decade moonlighting as a criminal enterprise.

‘We should be more patient with Cyril,’ goes the cry of those still clinging to the New Dawn, but not everybody is convinced that we are en route to turning this ship around. One man who is certainly not on board is the Daily Maverick’s Richard Poplak, who has also shown himself to be the king of takedowns (his attack on the EFF last year was a superb effort).

In the wake of yet more ridiculous PR spin from the ANC, trying to defuse the bomb that was yesterday’s truly dire GDP numbers, he seems to have reached breaking point.

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