Can you imagine a U.S. newspaper publishing this: a devastating story on the decline and emerging Zimbabwefication of the much-touted "New South Africa": ”Wounded Nation, by Fred Bridgland,Glasgow Sunday Herald, February 9, 2008
The subhead and lead say it all:
The lights are literally and figuratively going out all over South Africa as crime, corruption and mismanagement push the rainbow country towards becoming another failed African state.
AFTER BATHING in the warm, fuzzy glow of the Mandela years, South Africans today are deeply demoralized people. The lights are going out in homes, mines, factories and shopping malls as the national power authority, Eskom–suffering from mismanagement, lack of foresight, a failure to maintain power stations and a flight of skilled engineers to other countries–implements rolling power cuts that plunge towns and cities into daily chaos.
VDARE.COM readers will not be surprised by this news. But it must be puzzling to anyone still dependent on the MSM.