Wednesday, October 15, 2008

I Heard Somewhere ...

That it's the Anglos, the English-speaking, generally more liberal whites who are voting on the Rainbow Nation with their feet, and that it's the crusty, racist Afrikaners who are staying put.

'Twould be ironic if true. Wouldn't be the first liberals to run for the hills.

I'd forgotten all of Rory Carroll's piece. The Guardian correspondent left SA with a sigh of relief for the States.

"The anxiety about crime, the crunching on racial eggshells, the juxtaposition of first-world materialism with third-world squalor - it all added up."

Let's hope for his sake they don't make him Home Affairs Correspondent !