Madiba

Naturally, the moment I heard of Mandela’s death, I wondered what Bono had thought of him. Turns out he approved..

Tom Holland reacts to the news. As does Rod Liddle:

for Christ’s sake BBC, give it a bloody break for five minutes, will you? It’s as if the poor bugger now has to bear your entire self-flagellating white post-colonial bien pensant guilt; look! Famous nice black man dies! Let’s re-run the entire history of South Africa. That’s better than watching the country we’re in being flattened by a storm.

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