From the movie Constantine. One of my favourite movies. Completely off centre, but to me, cool.
Anyhow. The first time I saw it, and the scene where Constantine goes to hell, I noticed the flames. The destruction. The mess. And every winter, when I drive through the low cost housing settlement close to my house, I see the same flames and destruction and mess.
The next images are from the riots currently happening in Sasolburg. A relatively out of the way place. Where the Sasol plant is. And there they make petrol out of coal. Yes, we were that good in the old days.
This, however, is all that’s left…
Stone throwing, property damage
I’ve listened to the news reports. Heard the protesters shout that they will make this place ungovernable. This seems to be their ultimate goal. To have total anarchy and chaos.
Apparently that’s what Africa thrives on.
It saddens me to see this. It also angers me.
Because, for every service delivery protest that happens, everybody should see that the ANC is failing miserably.
And yet, I, and my fellow whities, are still being blamed for it.
And the ANC, and the lead idiot Zuma, are being voted in time and again.
Forgive me for washing my hands of this whole fiasco. You lot voted yourself into this crap situation, you vote yourself out of it again.
I ain’t gonna…