BENONI, SOUTH AFRICA – Dirk Smit’s reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela, it would be fair to assume, puts him in the minority of South Africans.
“Sort of indifferent, to be honest,” he said flatly of his feelings. “Calling him a terrorist was a fair comment. What we shouldn’t forget is that he also killed a lot of people. The bombings and all that crap.”