Zuma: Bad News for South Africa?

On Commentary’s “Contentions” blog, Max Boot has some interesting thoughts about the imminent election of Jacob Zuma as South African president (the ANC nomination means he is a shoo-in for president): . . . Zuma was fired as Deputy President over charges of corruption, and still faces trial over those allegations. He has beaten charges of rape in the past (his defense was that the woman was asking for it by wearing a short skirt in his house). It is almost as if Huey Long had become the Democratic Party Presidential nominee in the 1930’s, except that democracy in South […]

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