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(From Financial Mail)
Byline: ANGUS FANE-HERVEY
Tortoise and hare Mbeki's bout of Phumzilephilia allows him to deflect the growing pressure to name a preferred candidate I will go against my better judgment and venture an opinion as to where I think the presidential race is headed. Some of what follows has been plagiarised from conversations with more enlightened persons than myself, but most of it is my own opinion. Most people here (and when I say most I refer mainly to wealthy white people) are quite concerned about Jacob Zuma's recent legal Houdini act and the resulting boost to his popularity. South Africans have been assaulted by nightly images of Zuma toyi-toying his way through the waving cardboard cutouts of AK-47s and singing the lyrics to his song, Awuleth' umshini wami (Bring me my machine gun). Such lyrics are unlikely to comfort certain sectors of …