Mandela: Behind the hyperbole

How refreshing it is, amid all the posturing in the media, to find a genuinely interesting observation by a man who knew Mandela well, Archbishop Desmond Tutu: "Did you see the front page of Rapport? Did you—did you see? Rapport is the main Sunday Afrikaans newspaper. The front page. You can’t believe it. The front page was a young, white, almost certainly Afrikaner. What is he doing? He has got his arms around a middle-aged black woman. She is crying, and he is consoling her. He’s consoling her. This is—this is what—this is what Madiba has done..."