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Max du Preez on Malema, TerreBlanche, Irresponsible Leadership and White Fear

Pale NativeDwarsMax du PreezIn his latest column for News24, Max du Preez takes pains to point out what he sees as reckless behaviour and lack of leadership on the ANC’s behalf, in letting Malema go to Zimbabwe singing “Kill the Boer”. He also targets white South Africans and what he believes to be their complete overreaction at the death of Eugene TerreBlanche. But mainly he seems to plead for cooler heads and more common sense:

The leadership of the ANC was grossly irresponsible to allow Youth League leader Julius Malema to systematically insult and scare white South Africans over the past year.

Their initial defence of his singing of the now infamous song about shooting the Boers was even worse, but the fact that they allowed him to go and grandstand in Zimbabwe and associate himself with the land-grabbing of the Zanu-PF thugs was reckless in the extreme, especially as it happened right in the middle of the brouhaha about the song.

The implosion of Zimbabwe, the evil regime of Robert Mugabe and the treatment of white Zimbabweans is one of white South Africans’ most sensitive panic buttons.

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