Melanie Verwoerd | Is the Freedom Front Plus making the laager bigger?

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The writer has attributed changes in the Freedom Front plus to Dr. Corné Mulder. Photo: Jaco Marais
The writer has attributed changes in the Freedom Front plus to Dr. Corné Mulder. Photo: Jaco Marais

The Freedom Front Plus appears to be moving away from supporting issues that matter to white Afrikaans speakers to include issues that impact on coloured Afrikaans-speaking voters too. Melanie Verwoerd writes that if the strategy works, it could lead to an interesting change in our political make-up.

Every now and then, something happens in politics that really surprises me.

This weekend someone sent me some of the Freedom Front Plus' election videos. The party was fast-moving photos of their various mayoral candidates around the country. 

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