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Zapiro is One of My Heroes

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Zapiro is one fantastic political and social critic.  How many serious thinkers can make you laugh and ponder in the same breath?  This particular strip is in reference to the issue of the banning of the Dalai Lama from South Africa.  The waiter is the current South African President, Kgalema Motlanthe (unelected, propped up by the ANC after it toppled Thabo Mbeki).