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THE ANC will rue the day they decided - against all logic - that Zuma should be president of South Africa. Today the man is seen as nothing more than an object of comic relief.
No wonder journalists in Davos could not resist the urge to use him to entertain themselves in between engaging statesmen on hardcore global challenges of our times.
Luckily for Zuma, while ordinary South Africans wallow in embarrassment and shame, he always appears very much at ease with his "culture-induced" indiscretions.
What was the ANC trying to prove to the world by installing him as president?
His affable and warm personality aside, Zuma's shortcomings are too glaring.
Ironically, the ANC faction that brought Zuma to power committed the same mistake as Thabo Mbeki, who foolishly wanted to prove mainstream medical scientists wrong with his crackpot Aids denialist theories.
Through Zuma the ANC wanted to prove to the world that an uneducated man from a humble rural background can rise to lead a modern state to prosperity. Needless to say, this grandiosely romanticised project has backfired spectacularly.
Zuma's latest gaffe makes for intriguing times in the faction-riddled ANC.Now that it is almost certain that a second term is out of the question, Msholozi might need to make the proverbial hay while the sun is still shining.