Chatting to supporters at a drought relief event in Melmoth, KZN, Zoomer said black people are lazy to register when it comes to voting time; but that whites register in large numbers “for their own interest, which I don’t know.”
“Vote is important for black people because they are suffering. It is also important for white people for their own reasons,” he said.
Now, while the main man didn’t exactly tell supporters they should vote for the ANC, he did say that if they did vote for his party then the government would be able to make the changes necessary to improve their lives… like, build more Nkandlas, hand over more power to the Guptas and buy Zuma’s cousin a few more mines in the DRC?
“You see if you don’t register for election, sorrow would always be upon you, because claiming back the repossessed land should follow the rule of law, which is drafted in Parliament.
“Parliament needs a majority. With the majority we can change the country, that is why I say black people should unite.” So, if you can’t abide by the constitution you want to change it? Wow.
“Even if you are in different political parties, you should know things that you can vote for separately and things that you need to vote for as a united nation.”
Thousands of ANC supporters stood in the rain listening to what Zuma had to say, and their patience paid off as they all went home with food parcels, singing Zuma’s praise.
El presidente said that, if black people voted – for the ANC – in large numbers, the government would be able to address land redistribution more efficiently… sure it would. He added that the current system does not benefit black people.
Zoomer said that the constitution recognises 1913 as the cut-off date for land claims, but he would like it to go as far back as the 1600’s… perhaps someone should give the president a history book or maybe he’d just like to follow the migration patterns of Southern Africa’s tribes back to the 1600’s…
He went on to say that the constitution wrongly documents land dispossession.
“Constitutionally speaking, would we be able to deal with poverty without land ownership, the destitute? Are we going to be able to create black industrialists without land ownership?”
Not once did Zuma mention his deliberate flouting of the constitution on Nkandla nor did he say anything about the Guptas.
Folks didn’t seem to care, though, as they got their food parcels.
Source: The South African