Twitter a battleground for Malema and Mulder over varsity uprisings
A Twitter war erupted between FF Plus Chief Whip Corné Mulder and EFF leader Julius Malema, with both leaders calling on their supporters to "crush" each other.
It all started with Mulder calling for his followers on Twitter to unite and crush EFF "fascists".
#EFF Fascists - Universities under siege from radicals and new fascists trying to impose their revolution on us. Unite and crush them— Corné_Mulder (@MulderCorn) February 22, 2016
Malema retaliated nine hours later, tweeting:
@MulderCorn we will crush all of you within no time if you want to come with that stinking attitude.Who said we are scared of you?— Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema) February 23, 2016
The backdrop for the two political leaders Twitter rants are the recent student clashes.
To all protesting students and workers,protect and defend each other against Afrikaner extremists working with the ANC blood thirsty police.— Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema) February 23, 2016
On Monday, chaos erupted between white and black students at the University of Pretoria and the University of Free State.
The Apartheid murders are threatening to repeat history by crushing protesting students and workers,we are more than ready this this time...— Julius Sello Malema (@Julius_S_Malema) February 23, 2016