Decrepit Politics

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March 22, 2016 by petrujviljoen

Jacob Zuma the mockery of black history

blatant abrogation, obscene greed

the immoral compass.

Absolute insolence in the face

of the state of the poverty-stricken

nation – barely conscious

after Apartheid.

Illiterate rhetoric gestures duty

while South Africa is captured

in an economic melt-down

 

Linked to Dverse Poets Quadrille hosted by this week by Grace

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12 thoughts on “Decrepit Politics

  1. SAdly.. humans are not
    evolved to live in groups
    of more than 150 to 200
    Friend eYes.. more thaN..
    wheN gRain iS stored..
    means greed.. envy..
    power.. status
    and rules
    materially
    gaiNinG higher
    now but how can
    wE look aWay
    from
    sufferinGs
    Misery noW oF
    humaN iNsaniTy..
    for what makes
    hUmaniTy CaRinG..:)

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  2. Thanks for the reminder that plutocracy (and the Chauvinism/nationalism/racism, sickness and death that result) is a global problem. We here in USA tend to forget that. after reading the link and looking at some cartoons there, I’ve bookmarked dailymaverick for further reminders.

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  3. Bodhirose says:

    It seems a hopeless situation when under the rule of such arrogance and greed. I always wonder how is it that these horrible people end up head of countries. He is one of many immoral compasses out there.

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  4. So sad when all turns to a battle of power… greed such as that is the worst, and it seems to happen everywhere.

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  5. Anna says:

    It can be so difficult to watch corruption and political power plays interfere with the bettering of conditions for all.

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  6. Snakypoet (Rosemary Nissen-Wade) says:

    I feel your outrage!

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  7. Grace says:

    Immoral compass indeed ~ Such greed in their hearts & I have no sympathy for them who rule in rich materials stuff while the rest of the nation is suffering a melt down ~

    Good one ~

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I make art, I read a lot and I'm now trying to write as well. Otherwise I belong to a cat by the name of Charlie that drives me nuts sometimes and other times makes me melt with love for her.

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