Shun token support, vote for change - DAILY NEWS (Deadline) 22 Mar 2011

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POLITICIANS clearly believe in magic. They seem to think that their incantations at election time will mesmerise voters into magically forgetting that they have failed to deliver on the promises they made the last time. But as we approach the local government elections in May, I believe South Africans may finally be growing weary of these ritual recitations. I get a strong sense that people really are sick of waiting in the very long queue to realise the promised "better life for all". Election victories in the past have depended largely on voters buying into messages of hope and change. So far, some sections of the voting population have received an abundance of hope but little change. Read the full article in the Daily News