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What a world we live

What a world we live in...

"Although initially committed to non-violent protest, in association with the South African Communist Party he co-founded the militant Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) in 1961, leading a bombing campaign against government targets. In 1962 he was arrested, convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government, and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rivonia Trial."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela

Yesterday's violent extremist becomes today's cuddly Kermit the Frog-voiced leader. What time and a good PR team can do for one's rep... Hey, given enough time even Charles Manson could make a comeback in a rebooted "Charles In Charge" on TV.