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Waiting for Nelson Mandela
without the tears

Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 12/10/2013 9:52:33 PM

Nelson Mandela was an important man, a public man of native gravitas, certainly a patient man, and maybe a great man as our age measures greatness. It’s too soon to know. We’ll have to wait until we can get Mandela without the tears. It’s a characteristic of our age that we swing to and fro in measuring men, causes and events. An honorable death sometimes grants heads of state, kings, princesses, politicians and aspiring potentates a temporary idolatry that becomes embarrassing only later. Assassinations are a category unique, of course. John F. Kennedy, in the days following his death, was widely acclaimed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher, 12/11/2013 1:51:26 AM     (No. 9649008)

Tears or no tears, the only thing I´m waiting for relative to Mandela is for all the whiny cry-baby libs and commies to shut the F up about him!! It´s using up too much bandwidth!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 12/11/2013 2:32:58 AM     (No. 9649018)

My absolute last post regarding this communists/terrorist worthless human drek. Mandela might be "important" in Wesley´s eyes. Not in mine. None have yet explained how he managed to turn South Africa from a First World Country into a Third or maybe Fourth World Crap Hole and NO ONE has anything to sat about "THAT FACT!" I´m pretty sure "he" is residing in a deep dark corner of Hell along with Saddam, Osama, and the rest of the enemies of Liberty...

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