“Rubbish in your trouser: You can go out…rubbish is what you have covered in that trouser – that is rubbish. That which you have covered in [your] clothes is rubbish, ok? You are a small boy you can’t do anything. Go out…bastard! Go out! You bloody agent!”
“I only debate with serious political youth formations. Not a group of the racist Helen Zille’s garden boys.”
“You can arrest me, but you can’t arrest my ideas.”
“I was never asked to debate Lindiwe. I am not going to use our profile to profile her. She is a tea girl for the madam – she must stay there in the kitchen.”
“She is a cockroach … she dances like a monkey.”
“An elder who is irritated by kids is a problem for me.”
“It doesn’t matter how much we irritate you … We are a necessary irritation!”
“We are not provoking violence. We are the most peaceful organisation. We fight in Parliament. We fight in court…we will never start any violence. We will never… [aim] guns at innocent people. But anyone who comes with violence and thinks that they can intimidate with violence – we will defend ourselves… We are not scared of war; neither are we scared of violence.”
“I only speak the truth to power… Since when is the truth treason? Anyone who wants to arrest me here, I am here. You can arrest me now.”
“[The] EFF government will not build bicycle lanes as long as people still live in shacks…We want to build houses and roads before bicycle lanes. Let’s get our priorities straight. Let the rich be patient while we give services to the poor.”
“I am happy to report to you that Parliament is no longer a sleeping place… They used to sleep in Parliament, but we have woken them up… Even [President Jacob] Zuma used to sleep in Parliament, but today the old man is always awake because there is no bed of roses for Zuma in Parliament.”
“We are the government in waiting. This is our country. We are reclaiming the legacy of Winnie Mandela… Robert Sobukwe… Chris Hani. This is not for me. This is not for us… This is for you poor black people in the shacks… This is for the black nation… This is a socialist movement that is unstoppable.”
“Jacob Zuma built a 2 million rand swimming pool, but no one in the family knows how to swim”
“A message of congratulation to SABC, for making it to the ‘press conference’… we want to thank Hlaudi, for allowing you to come, we know you’re operating under difficult conditions”
Related Links: The 2016 Municipal Elections in Nelson Mandela Bay.
The 2016 Municipal Elections are over.