Peter Hitchens writes:
All the soppy admirers of Nelson Mandela – especially the BBC – gave the new South Africa a free pass when apartheid ended 15 years ago.
They wanted to believe this complicated and important nation had become a sort of heaven on Earth where all tears were dried and all problems solved.
Once, South Africa dominated the nightly news for weeks on end. Now the liberal media barely mention it. Why not? Because post-apartheid South Africa is a failure.