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September 17, 2021

The Enemies of Mandela

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies –¬†Gustave Flaubert¬† Usually I would let a couple days go by before writing something like this. But I wanted to get this on the record before Sunday when so often history is rewritten on the talk shows, and behind the pulpit. Mandela will be remembered as a hero, as one of the great leaders of any race, or from any country – and rightly so. Many people more well-informed and personally attached to this great man will write his obituaries. In this place, I want to…