EFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu — PICTURE: DAILY DISPATCH DA mayoral hopeful for Johannesburg Herman Mashaba’s comment that “poor people can’t be trusted to rule” has come back to haunt him.That’s according to Dali Mpofu‚ who told Radio 702 on Thursday that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) did not support Mashaba as he himself “could not be trusted to…take a sensible look at the poor”.Mpofu‚ the chairperson‚ said his party could not accept the DA candidate’s contention that “only rich people can rule” as it would be contrary to the EFF’s tenet of “economic emancipation”.ANC squeezed out in hung councils as EFF chooses 'better devil' DAThe EFF was not prepared to sacrifice this principle for political expediency‚ he added‚ and it was for the same reason that it had snubbed forming coalitions with the DA in major metros.Mpofu reiterated EFF leader Julius Malema’s stance that the party would not take “short cuts” on its way to power‚ and did not want to get in through the “back ...

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