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Josep Borrell Blew A Racist Dog Whistle By Implying That Africa Is Invading Europe


This disgustingly racist screed by the EU’s top diplomat, who shamelessly tried justifying all of this on the grounds that it’s allegedly just part of the “power politics” connected to the contemporary world in which everyone lives, confirms that Europe is truly ruled by a “Fourth Reich” exactly as Polish grey cardinal Jaroslaw Kaczynski and Russian Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov previously claimed.

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell shocked the entire world on Thursday while speaking before the first generation of students at the European Diplomatic Academy when he very strongly implied in an undeniably racist way that Africa is invading Europe and changing its identity. His reference to the rest of the world supposedly being a “jungle” that’s literally “invading” the European “garden”, which he described as representing the “best…that the humankind has been able to build”, carries with it extremely obvious racist overtones. This is especially so when he declared that Europe must therefore proactively “go to the jungle” in order to stop its “invasion” out of fear that its “identity” – which he said “is today the real battlefield” – will be irreversibly changed by those from “not developed” countries.

So as not to be accused of twisting his words, here are relevant excerpts from the official EU website:

“Here, Bruges is a good example of the European garden. Yes, Europe is a garden. We have built a garden. Everything works. It is the best combination of political freedom, economic prosperity and social cohesion that the humankind has been able to build – the three things together. And here, Bruges is maybe a good representation of beautiful things, intellectual life, wellbeing.

The rest of the world – and you know this very well, Federica – is not exactly a garden. Most of the rest of the world is a jungle, and the jungle could invade the garden. The gardeners should take care of it, but they will not protect the garden by building walls. A nice small garden surrounded by high walls in order to prevent the jungle from coming in is not going to be a solution. Because the jungle has a strong growth capacity, and the wall will never be high enough in order to protect the garden. 

The gardeners have to go to the jungle. Europeans have to be much more engaged with the rest of the world. Otherwise, the rest of the world will invade us, by different ways and means. 

As the diplomats say, one told me: ‘In diplomacy, you have to say the truth. You cannot lie – well, formally, you cannot lie. You have to say the truth. You have to say only the truth but not all the truth.’ But if we want to engage frankly and honestly, to discuss about the real problems and looking for solutions, then you have to tell all the truth – but we will do it later.

There are people who say that this war means the end for the European Union to have a foreign policy because we are following blindly the United States. This narrative exists. Yesterday, in the plane, I was reading nice articles explaining this approach.

And from my side, it is just the contrary: this war has been an occasion for the European Union to be more assertive and to push for the creation of a European stand – from the foreign policy side and also from the military and defence perspective.

We live in a world of power politics. The rules-based system that we defend is challenged like never before, and our interdependency – which was supposed to be a good thing, preventing the war – now is becoming weaponised.

Today, there is not a clear difference between what is the diplomatic activity and what is the sectorial activity of policymakers. Everything has an external dimension and an internal dimension.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs has to be reinvented. They have to work in a different way because today everybody is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, because the foreign is internal and the internal is external.

There is a big difference between Europe and the rest of the world – well, the rest of the world, understand me what I mean, no? – is that we have strong institutions. The most important thing for the quality of life of the people is institutions. The big difference between developed and not developed is not the economy, it is institutions.

Institutions, that is what matters. It is very difficult to build institutions. We can build a road. We can go with a bulldozer and money and workers, and we can build a road. I cannot go to emerging countries and build institutions for them – they have to be built by them. Otherwise, it would be a kind of neo-colonialism. 

The big difference between us and an important part of the rest of the world is that we have institutions.

Identity is today the real battlefield. Identity is coming back as a powerful matter.

Believe me, Europe is a good example for many things. The world needs Europe. My experience of travelling around the world is that people look at us as a beacon. Why [do] so many people come to Europe? Are there flows of illegal or irregular migrants going to Russia? Not many. No, they are coming to Europe but for good reasons. 

Keep the garden, be good gardeners. But your duty will not be to take care of the garden itself but [of] the jungle outside.”

The rest of the present piece will now analyze Borrell’s extremely racist and neo-colonialist remarks.

The EU’s top diplomat is clearly a closet racist as evidenced by his derogatory innuendo about Africa, but he apparently feels comfortable enough nowadays to more openly spew his discredited supremacist hate speech. In his mind, the majority-White EU is “the best (garden)…that the humankind has been able to build” due to its “institutions”, all of which has resulted in the bloc becoming a “beacon” of the world when it comes to “beautiful things, intellectual life, wellbeing.” Put another way, it’s a proverbial Garden of Eden that must be protected at all costs otherwise humankind will supposedly reverse all the progress that White Europeans are allegedly responsible for. Of particular importance is protecting the majority-White EU’s “identity” lest it change and thus catalyze civilization’s collapse.

Borrell thus regards mass non-White migration to the EU from the “not developed” and “institution”-less African “jungle” as an existential threat to humankind if it manages to change the bloc’s “identity”. The only way to “protect” “the best (garden)…that the humankind has been able to build” and thus save civilization is to have “military and defence” forces “go to the (African) jungle” first in order to preemptively stop this “invasion”, which he describes as the “weaponization” of African-European “interdependence”. These extremely racist references to the so-called “Great Replacement” conspiracy theory of non-Whites allegedly plotting to exterminate Whites through “weaponized” mass migration” are only part of Borrell’s views, as he admitted that “all the truth” will only be revealed “later.”

From this candid summary of Borrell’s beliefs, it’s obvious that he’s a believer in a modern-day variation of the so-called “White Man’s Burden”, which was the discredited supremacist basis that drove the era of “classical European colonialism” in Africa. The EU’s foreign policy chief doesn’t want to “help” or “save” the “not developed” African people residing in the “jungle” since he said that his bloc isn’t going to build “institutions” for them. Rather, the modern-day “White Man’s Burden” that’s being implied is the alleged obligation to save humankind and its civilization via military deployments in Africa aimed at preemptively stopping the “invasion” of Europe, which he conceives of as the world’s “beacon” of “beautiful things, intellectual life, wellbeing.” This, in his words, “is the truth but not all the truth.”

This disgustingly racist screed by the EU’s top diplomat, who shamelessly tried justifying all of this on the grounds that it’s allegedly just part of the “power politics” connected to the contemporary world in which everyone lives, confirms that Europe is truly ruled by a “Fourth Reich” exactly as Polish grey cardinal Jaroslaw Kaczynski and Russian Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov previously claimed. Despite being fierce ideological foes with polar opposite political views about practically everything, they nevertheless found common ground in describing the EU in such a way, which speaks to the objectivity of their shared assessment. Upon becoming aware of Borrell’s unabashedly racist beliefs, Africans will obviously join their ranks as well in regarding not just France, but all of the EU as racists.

Andrew Korybko
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