These days I find myself almost constantly urged to “get behind President Ramaphosa”. This strikes me as a bad idea as he is not very large and will provide almost no cover whatsoever.

The people doing the urging, on social media and in op-eds,  don’t mean it that way, of course. What they mean is that I should make enthusiastic comments about the president before I go away and vote for the DA and pray that Ramaphosa’s party doesn’t win control of my metro.        ..

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