A Carl Niehaus posting on the De la Rey song:

The issues and sentiments that “De la Rey, De la Rey” hankers back to will not determine the future and place of Afrikaners in the South Africa of today. In the not too distant future it will pale in the face of the real issues and challenges that our country faces and which collectively determine the future of all of us – including the Afrikaner and Afrikaans-speaking members of our nation.