Nelson Mandela

Levin:Conservatives Did More for S. Africa Than Obama

Real Clear Politics Staff

"When Obama leaves office, there won't be tens of millions of people newly freed from behind the Iron Curtain, or under the thumb of some third world dictator, as they were under Reagan and Thatcher. Thatcher was responsible for -- along with John Paul II and Ronald Reagan -- the freedom of over a hundred million people.

Cruz Walks Out During Castro Speech

Michael Dorstewitz, Biz Pac Review

A Cruz staffer stated, “For decades, Castro has wrongly imprisoned and tortured countless innocents. Just as Mandela was released after 27 years in prison, Castro should finally release his political prisoners; he should hold free elections, and once and for all set the Cuban people free.”

Matthews: Apartheid Leaders More Patriotic Than GOP

Noah Rothman, Mediaite

Matthews linked the GOP to South Africa’s white apartheid advocates and declared that those who facilitated the transition to Mandela’s presidency were more patriotic and had greater regard for their country than the Repub. in Congress. 

5 Ways Mendela Was A Better Politician Than Obama

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart

The mainstream media's comparison of Obama to Mendela is so crude as to be laughable. Obama even insisted on talking about himself in his eulogy for Mandela. Unlike Obama, Mandela was a uniter who kept the constitution and was fiscally responsible.

The Stark Contrast Between Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela

Conservative writer Ben Hart says he truly loved Nelson Mandela. Even though Mandela was a socialist, Hart puts him on the level of Mother Teresa and George Washington in terms of being a true force for good in the world. Contrast that with Barack Obama. Read Hart's take on Mandela and comment inside.