For a long time South Africa was run by a small group of elite whites who brutally exploited the black workers to enrich themselves. They were muscled out, and now South Africa is run by a small group of elite blacks who brutally exploit black workers to enrich themselves.
Professor Thras- “OK, is anybody surprised by this? Class? Remember participation is part of your grade.”
Somewhat earnest but slow student- “But professor weren’t the whites capitalists and aren’t the blacks communists?” (Transcriber’s note- it is not clear whether the student speaking is pro-communist or pro-capitalist, but it also doesn’t matter.)
Professor Thras- “Class, you have been told there are no stupid questions. Your classmate nonetheless has disproven this dull and witless commonplace. Relax, young man, you’re stupid, but no stupider than the 97% of the population that believes the same thing. The real question is why people apply such disparate labels to remarkably similar systems…..”
I’ll break now from the class. You probably have been to college already and don’t need to hear the quasi-intellectual jawboning used to keep people occupied. Communism hasn’t been fashionable for some time, so seeing a country go communist and get gangsterized is a novel sight. But to paraphrase Orwell, we now see that some blacks are more equal than others.