Quote of the week

Trump’s electoral fiction floats free of verifiable reality. It is defended not so much by facts as by claims that someone else has made some claims. The sensibility is that something must be wrong because I feel it to be wrong, and I know others feel the same way. When political leaders such as Ted Cruz or Jim Jordan spoke like this, what they meant was: You believe my lies, which compels me to repeat them. Social media provides an infinity of apparent evidence for any conviction, especially one seemingly held by a president.

Timothy Snyder
The New York Times
26 November 2004

Novel: Slegs Blankes/ Whites Only

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195 pages; Publisher: Kagiso Literer; 1. uitgawe edition (1994) Language: Afrikaans ISBN-10: 079863474X ISBN-13: 978-0798634748 Novel about a young Afrikaans man coming to terms (or not coming to terms) with his sexuality and with the fact that his father worked as a member of a Police death squad during the last decade of the apartheid regime.

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