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Excuse my French but what the EFF is Julius playing at?

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Excuse my French but what the EFF is Julius playing at?

The irony was almost palpable as the EFF’s very own bon vivant led his followers in protest outside the French embassy

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This week the EFF reminded us about the fundamental problem with selling out your high moral ground for a belly rub from tyrants: you look very, very silly trying to lecture anyone on genuine issues.

On Wednesday, the Five-Percenters marched on the French embassy in Pretoria, demanding an immediate end to all colonial and neocolonial activities in Africa by the French government.

For a group that has realised it is nowhere near power, and will have to fill the next many years with political theatre and hollow grandstanding, it made a lot more sense than its usual approach of bullying shop assistants...

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