EFF is the most lethal threat to our democracy

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EFF leader Julius Malema and former party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Picture: Morapedi Mashashe
EFF leader Julius Malema and former party spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi. Picture: Morapedi Mashashe

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The psychology of racism in South Africa and the quest to undo the vestiges of our apartheid past are heavily contested and mystifying terrain. Painful race-based events of the past week helped confirm an almost universal quest by politicians for easy victories and half-baked solutions.

And, while nothing seems to pain EFF leaders more than having to think, and stop romanticising anarchy and idiocy, the hypocrisy of some proponents of black consciousness on the one hand and “rainbowism” on the other invite scrutiny.

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