I’m thinking about merging my sister blog Scumwatch which is mostly concerned with politics, with this blog Lenny Says.
I would sincerely appreciate other opinions about it. And perhaps suggestions for catchy sub-headings that reflect the mix of skepticism and politics.
The ANC Youth League believe that they’re “an inspiration around the world.” Or at least the former Deputy President of the League, Andile Lungisa seems to think so.
In this video he regales us with the supposed achievements of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) which are matter-of-factly claimed to be the inspiration for youth on the African continent and even around the world. There is no doubt as to Andile’s sincerity when he makes the sweeping statements he does; he really does believe what he is saying. The evidence however is so totally lacking.
He goes on to tell us how under the leadership of Julius, they have managed to “put the bar up.” [00:29]. Now this I can believe. Under Julius, the bar has most certainly been put up – nothing but Johnny Walker Blue and varieties of other single malts will do for our inspirational youth leaguers at their many gatherings which turn into parties. Oh no!
If however, like me, you can see past the moving lips, you’ll find that the ANC Youth League does indeed inspire one – to get a real education and have as little to do with these louts as possible.