So when we say #NotAllMen or try and rationalise the existence of less violent, "better patriarchs", understand that we're essentially gaslighting womxn who are attempting to fight back and survive. We're attempting to convince them that the obvious reality in front of their eyes that is harming them - the very system that is subordinating them via us - is fiction.
He took up acting to prepare for the task ahead. He planted himself as a sleeper cell within the DA - the embodiment of neoliberalism in South Africa. Slowly he began to learn their ways, mould his persona to what they wanted, shoring up power.
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