Calling Cape malcontents - this way to a utopia of racism and ...

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Calling Cape malcontents - this way to a utopia of racism and ignorance

Just when you thought we’d reached Peak Stupid on the internet, along comes a little group of frightened idiots

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Are you one of “the Whites (Afrikaans and English speaking), Brown/Coloured people, the Khoi-San and the Cape Malay”? Do you know very little about history and literally nothing about economics or statecraft? Do you want to live in a bankrupt, racist utopia led by people who couldn’t make it into the national leadership of the Freedom Front Plus? Then CapeXit is for you!

Just when I thought we’d reached Peak Stupid on the internet, with 5G conspiracies competing with dude-bros insisting that masks are symbols of oppression, the CapeXit team appeared all over social media this week to thrust an already spectacularly low bar deeper into the muck.

“Our vision,” declares its website, “is to have the Cape Region (Western, Northern and parts of the Eastern Cape) of South Africa, declared as an Independent Country. (Hereafter referred to as The Cape).” I would have thought that such a country would hereafter be referred to as the Utter Shitshow, but I digress...

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