Friday, May 04, 2007

Bloody hell: thank heavens it ain't 1985

Watching this extract form an SABC news bulletin of July 1985 chilled me to the bone. Whenever we complain about our democracy, it's good to remember how bad it was in the past. This video sure helps in that regard.

4 comments:

Hard Rain said...

How indicative of the time is it that the news opens and leads with sports stories... :/

Anonymous said...

Plus ça change! Unless, of course, some government minister or another has something 'profound' to say ...

Anonymous said...

Plus ça change! Unless, of course, some government minister or another has something 'profound' to say ...

Johan said...

wow! This was the news in my birth year...

So did New Zealand manage to beat the Boks ?