Letter: Need visionary leaders like Madiba

 

Picture of Talbot with Nelson MandelaA picture of me with Nelson Mandela

The racist rhetoric has of late become more and more of an issue as an ANC Government, bereft of any moral rectitude and totally responsible for the sad mess our country now finds itself in, relies more and more on the hackneyed white/ black diatribe in a desperate attempt to justify its corrupt and miserably inept governance since 1994. And here in Port Elizabeth, we see how public debate in the newspapers has degenerated to playing the man and not the ball. Instead of debating the real issues such as tourism, local governance, education etc the letters and articles have deteriorated to whether Athol Trollip's virtues are better than those of Danny Jordaan or vice versa. Read The Herald article now