Somebody made a comment yesterday which made me think. He said: “So the old scapegoat is dead and a new one is needed.”
That is ever so true. Both the ANC and the D.A. need a new scapegoat. Blaming everything on “apartheid” doesn't go off that well any longer. Apartheid, that term so often misunderstood and, partly as a result of the unfortunate similarity between the Afrikaans suffix “-heid” and the English word “hate”, gaining and altogether different meaning. Apartheid joined “fascism”, “totalitarianism” and “communism” in the ranks of demonic ideologies. But it also joined them in the pages of history.
There is no way that the ANC can blame corruption, greed, poor service delivery, crime, nepotism, theft, incompetence and downright stupidity on apartheid any more. They had 22 years in which they had the opportunity to prove themselves. They could not. Consequently the world does not buy the “blame it on apartheid” scheme any longer. The ANC must accept responsibility – or find a new scapegoat.
Neither can the DA blame the failure of its policy on apartheid any longer. The DA is propagating a policy of multiculturalism unity in a rainbow nation where all will be well and everybody will fall over their own feet to accommodate everybody else. A nation where 9% will joyfully pay through their teeth to support 91% of the population with social benefits. And now they can’t understand why their party is not growing, so they have to, (in a slightly more refined manner than Jacob Zuma's crude way) make reference to “apartheid” from time to time. “Apartheid” drove us too far apart – that is why we are struggling. Yeah? Look at your bloody poor excuse of a policy to understand why you are struggling! Nothing to do with “apartheid” and nobody is buying that any longer. Fact is: For the black South African you are too white and the white South African has no reason to trust you anymore!
So a new scapegoat is needed. And they found it: “Racism”. Yep, that is the one replacing “apartheid” in the rhetoric of the incompetent, the gullible, the Communist and the liberal – which are all basically the same thing, really. “Racism” – that horrible thing which makes a white person cringe with shame! That word used in 2 out of every 10 expressions when we start by saying: “I am not a racist, but….” That word which makes us say on Facebook: “I can’t say what I think because I might lose my job as a result of racism.” That thing which makes the words of our mouths different than the thoughts in our minds and make us into hypocrites. That undefined bogeyman of a word which hides in all the dark corners of New South African society and politics and scares the crap out of everybody.
Be prepared, from 2016 onwards everything will be blamed on white racism…
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