Now you cannot understand anything about fascist doctrine if you do not understand that their central claim was that liberalism is antidemocratic; in other words, the fascists claimed that liberal institutions cannot represent the will of the people. They further claimed that their typical institutions, particularly the party, were more effective means to represent the will of the people. So fascists were “authoritarian democrats.”
The SA Communist Party said it was convinced that the “persecution” of Zuma was a “politically inspired affair”.
Cosatu does not believe however that today’s judgment changes the basic facts, which are that it will be impossible for the ANC president to have a fair trial given the long delays and the trial by media,” it said.
“Cosatu remains convinced that the whole prosecution process has been politically motivated and will continue to demand the dropping of all charges.”BACK TO TOP