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'Die Burger' has had just three full time daily cartoonists since it was founded in 1915 under the editorship of DF Malan; all three of them giants of South African…>
Die Burger, one of South Africa's politest and a traditionaly conservative newspaper, which to this day maintains an editorial style of refering to the people it writes about by their title and surnames, has been inspired to break with tradition with this powerful cartoon.
And just to show that the newspaper was fully behind their cartoonist, a smaller version of the cartoon was published on the front page as well as the full-sized one on the editorial page. Cartoonist Fred Mouton acknowledged that the cartoon is a dramatic departure from the past, but suggested that recent allegations surrounding "Meneer Malema" as well as his many other antics have earned him the honour.