South Africa: I Think I Know What Happened - Did SA Farmers Set a Police Van On Fire Or...

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It obviously couldn't have been farmers. They only burn wors, tjops and their insides with brandewyn, but never police vans. Never, ever.

Whoa, we're burning police vans now? I refuse to believe that honest, hard-working, law-abiding, food-providing farmers could do something so barbaric. No way. It wasn't them. I bet it was a stunt by some fancy, Sandton ad agency, trying to win awards, with a campaign launching Fokofpolisiekar's latest album. Yup, that's it. Trust me, I work in advertising.

If it wasn't an ad agency stunt, it was members of the EFF, dressed in boer disguise because there is no way it could have been God-fearing, family-loving, nation-carrying boere who burnt that police car. Nooit, Meneer. In fact, a farmer that was there told me he heard someone say "Amandla", as the flames started to lick the dashboard of the van. He says he hadn't brought it up before because he initially thought the person had called out to Amanda, but now he is 100% sure it was "Amandla".

If it wasn't EFF members in boer disguise, it was ANC Youth League members in boer disguise because it is impossible that it was salt-of-the-earth, butter-wouldn't-melt-in-their-mouths, country-loving farmers that set...

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