Zille’s tweet was more of the same, but Mashaba’s — a comparison of Donald Trump (labelled "Success") and Cyril Ramaphosa ("Failure") — was uniquely mad, citing as fact at least three blatant lies about the American’s "successes". (One of these, according to Mashaba, was "Zero Violent Demonstrations". So now we know that the mayor of Johannesburg doesn’t think that the murder of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville counts as violence.)

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