Cliff Buchler
2 minute read
29 Sep 2021
6:40 am

Let’s quit targeting Zuma but rather the ANC as a whole

Cliff Buchler

Free the old man who must be dog-tired defending an entire corrupt regime, to spend his last days in Nkandla.

Former president Jacob Zuma. Picture: Gallo Images

It has taken a mix of woman’s logic and drugs administered in hospital to change my take on former president Jacob Zuma’s fate. His ducking the courts has been handy fodder for writers when they’ve nothing substantial to write about. I plead guilty. OK, he is a failed president suspected of bringing the country to its knees and still has the audacity pleading innocence. Even after being sentenced he managed to escape physical imprisonment by fair means or foul. Another act of genius to help fill opinion pages. Having said all that, why then my about-turn? This is where only...