South African man endorses Trump's controversial land tweet

South African man endorses Trump's controversial land tweet

American head of state, Donald Trump, received a lot of backlash after he made tweets about South Africa, in particular the land expropriation without compensation and alleged white genocide.

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However, it appears not everyone disagrees with the controversial president, who has been dubbed a white supremacist and racist by social media users across the globe.

The Citizen reported the video was shared by Danie Barnard, a 32-year-old farmer who welcomed Donald Trump's tweets, which stated an investigation has been launched into the affairs of South Africa.

Barnard shared the clip on Monday and it blew up on social media, reaching well over half a million views in just a day.

In the video, an emotional Barnard opened up about his personal experience with crimes aimed at farmers, Briefly.co.za learned.

According to the self-proclaimed farmer, when he was 11, he, his brother and their father were attacked on their farm.

However, his dad had a gun and was able to protect them. But, by the age of 24, another farm attack took place and this time his grandfather was beaten to death.

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The post sparked a reaction from social media users, who had mixed feelings about Barnard's video.

Some agreed with him, adding it was time someone jumped in and help save the country from its deteriorating state.

Others disagreed, adding the farmers were just scared of losing the land and used propaganda to call for international help.

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