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By Michiel le Roux

What occurs for those who shape a political occasion six months earlier than a common election? And immediately develop into the wish of the nation?Mostly chaos! not less than that's what 26-year-old Michiel le Roux encountered while he surrender his enviable task as a banker at Absa to “make a difference”. He volunteered for the Congress of the folk (Cope) and have become a part of their 2009 election crusade. Very quickly, he loses his political innocence in a celebration paralysed by means of energy struggles, loss of money and administrative means. thankfully, he retains his experience of humour amid tasks which come with speeding to Pretoria at breakneck velocity to publish the party’s candidate lists, warding off supporters motive on getting a Cope T-shirt – of which there are none – and riding then-party chief Mosiuoa Lekota to rallies.Uproariously humorous, this warts-and-all tackle Cope additionally bargains caustic touch upon the country of politics in South Africa.

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