PICTURE: THULANI MBELE "The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships and sealing-waxOf cabbages and kingsAnd why the sea is boiling hotAnd whether pigs have wings."The Walrus and The Carpenter, Lewis Carroll(Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872)As debate rages about the ANC positions and desired decisions on the future of the President, it also subtlety talks to the actions the current leadership collective of the movement and the organisation itself. Many commentators are trying to write the ANC off. While there is no doubt that this crisis is a deep and serious one, those who proclaim that the end of the ANC is nigh are being unrealistic. The ANC must take some serious decisions and make some fundamental changes if it is to strengthen itself and to have the moral and political authority to lead our country in the way it has historically. It could well face electoral defeat in many councils across the country later this year...

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