Yes, the EFF hogs headlines, but the news is not good for Juju’s lot

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The EFF can spew all the “superior logic” it can dredge up from its reservoir of misogyny, flip-floppery and chest-thumping pseudo-revolution, but the numbers remain cool and dispassionate: in May, we learnt that just 5% of eligible SA voters support Julius Malema’s living, breathing, shouting selfie.

Put another way, that’s one single student in a class of 20, incessantly proclaiming that it speaks for the rest of the class – and succeeding: an extraordinary number of journalists still have a stenographic approach to the EFF...

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