God and pol­i­tics

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It seems it has be­come tra­di­tion that po­lit­i­cal lead­ers, when faced with hard­ship in their ca­reers, turn to God. Some­times, in their at­tempt to boost the morale of the politi­cians, the clergy mis­use the Lord’s word. Take Rev­erend Dr JV Fa­tuse, who told peo­ple in Nel­son Man­dela Bay, which Pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma vis­ited this week, that the Bi­ble does not say the pres­i­dent should step down. He for­got to men­tion that South Africa is a con­sti­tu­tional state and pres­i­dents have term lim­its. When the time comes, they leave and are not forced to do so. That’s the law, Rev.

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