There’s a reason they call “the silly season” the silly season …
I believe in democracy – that everybody has equal rights, the freedom to express their displeasure and to live a good life. But when innocent life is remorselessly taken, well, that’s crossing the line.
Often in life, people say something to which your reaction is “Well, we’ll see” – then somewhere down the line, you hit that watershed moment. I wonder if it’s like that for everybody.
“We shall not flag or fail. We shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength … we shall fight in the fields and in the streets … we shall never surrender.” So said Sir Winston Churchill in June 1940. And so said the people of South Africa in April 2012.
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