EFF goes Clicks-baiting
The EFF has once again picked shock politics over rational intervention in its attempts to build a revolutionary brand
It can only be a matter of time before the EFF’s press releases start having headings like "CIC and President Julius Malema’s Response to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address: What Happened Next Will Shock You!" Or, "You Won’t Believe the EFF’s Submission to the Davis Tax Committee!" Or, my favourite: "CIC Julius Malema’s Statement of Apology to President Ramaphosa and his Family. What Happened Next Will Drive you to Tears!"
The EFF has become the clickbait party, eschewing rational political interventions for the easier path to engagement, the ridiculous headline designed to get you to click for more. And this week the party has chosen to express its love of clickbait by turning to Clicks-baiting...