In 1944 he became a founder member, probably with Sisulu and Oliver Tambo, of the ANC Youth League, which soon developed into militant organisation designed to canvas potential communists and apply pressure on the ANC to opt for more violence.
How much of such misrepresentation could be ascribed to naive parrot-talk and how much to deliberate communist propaganda cannot easily be determined.
The truth is that he was not imprisoned on Robben Island without reason – not even because he was merely an opponent of apartheid.
In Mandela’s case, when the facts are viewed realistically and objectively, any sensible person will no longer see a saint, but a fantasy blown up to something supernatural.
It will become clear that a false image of the so-called beloved Madiba is being presented to the world.
One example of these untruthful presentations appeared in the London Independent, May 1993: “Nelson Mandela is a noble man …