As change erupts across the world, politicians mired in the old order are facing an evolutionary crisis. Some are adapting. Others are finding a niche and sticking to it. And in Gauteng, they’re taking a long, suspicious look at the onrushing future, and deciding it’s not for them. 

To be fair, it’s a fairly chaotic moment for most of us. I find it very confusing and therefore faintly upsetting to have electricity all the time. How has this happened? Who is responsible? Someone needs to explain. ..

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