I miss Pieter-Dirk Uys and his alter ego, the "Ambassador to Bapetikosweti, Her Excellency Evita Bezuidenhout". Oh, how I miss them! I miss Evita because we need a new saying. She once said that "hypocrisy is the Vaseline of political intercourse". Over the past week, her brilliant quip has been playing over and over in my mind. It’s all because of what’s been happening in SA politics. There is so much hypocrisy going that on I honestly don’t know how we are going to get through the next few weeks to the election. In politics, ’tis truly the season to dissemble with a straight face. First there was the former Pan Africanist Congress of Azania, or PAC — the ones who used to shout that they wanted to drive whites into the sea. Then, later, we had Independent Democrats (ID) leader Patricia de Lille. You’ll remember that after jumping out of the "going nowhere fast" PAC hotbed and forming the ID, De Lille swiftly took a job as mayor of Cape Town and embraced the DA. She was DA mayor of ...

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