Politicians Who Slandered Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was one of the most beloved men the world has known in the past 100 years. Well, that is unless you’re a right wing conservative. These politicians have all slandered Mandela and supported keeping him in jail.
Grover Norquist – He’s the head of the American Tax Reform who went to South Africa to quell the anti-Apartheid movement.
Jeff Flake – He’s a republican Representative who personally represented companies that were pro-Apartheid in the 80s and 90s.
Jack Abramoff – He headed the International Freedom Foundation whose responsibility was to shed a positive light on apartheid and a negative light on people like Mandela.
The National Review Online – They released an article linking Mandela to Hussein around 2001 when Mandela didn’t want to support another war.
IFF – The aforementioned IFF released propaganda that Mandela was a communism and anti-American in the 90s.