If Nelson Mandela was not a saint, then who is a saint?

By The Economist
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 4:00 EDT
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In many of the tributes paid in recent days to Nelson Mandela, it has been observed, approvingly, that he was no saint. Most know what it means, in ordinary language, to say of somebody with affection that he or she was not a saint. It suggests that…

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