TONY LEON: In SA, hard and soft power battle against each other
Our only saving is that the weapons our army and diplomats use are failing to fire
In the degraded discourse around local politics a niche backhander on social media — aimed at dissenting or decamping DA figures that are usually black — is “watch out, you’ll soon be sent to Harvard”.
This meme suggests, absurdly, that the official opposition has the magical ability to use Harvard, the world’s pre-eminent and richest university, as a dumping ground for members it wishes to exile. They should be so fortunate. ..
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