‘Dog’ is not hate speech. It just means you’re a good boy

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‘Dog’ is not hate speech. It just means you’re a good boy

FREE TO READ | There’s absolutely nothing hateful about being a dog, so why should it be used to insult Pravin Gordhan?

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South African dogs have reacted with relief to the Equality Court ruling clearing Julius Malema of hate speech for calling Pravin Gordhan a “dog of white monopoly capital”.

According to spokesperson and good boy Waffles, the ruling was “very good” since “there is absolutely nothing hateful about being a dog”.

“Judge Roland Sutherland is clearly a very good boy,” said Waffles. “We congratulate him on his ruling, and hope that he is taken to the park for an extra 10 minutes this evening.”..

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