Typically, the EFF tried to ruin the party, but it had failed spectacularly to capture and understand the national mood. 79% party often thinks that it can shift the South African narrative, yet it turns out that South Africans prefer unity over division.
Predictably, the EFF confirmed its place as a small party with small ideas unable to appeal to the better angels of our nature. In turn, South Africans replied to this divisive rhetoric through the simple yet profound act of taking to the streets in their thousands, whether in Zwide or in Tshwane.
We welcomed our team home together and celebrated together with strength in our numbers.