Editorial

Malema is no hero; he's a fraud who is betraying the poor

20 October 2019 - 00:03 By Sunday Times

EFF leader Julius Malema likes to play the hero to the downtrodden, a voice for the poor and for petrol attendants and waiters.

Luckily for him, it doesn't take a genius to realise that poverty in SA is an enduring legacy of our colonial and apartheid past. Nor does it require great insight to realise that a party that positions itself as a friend of the poor, and that capitalises on their supposed envy of the rich, has an even chance of cashing in at elections...

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