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The DA has lost my vote

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Their mandate is not for our people and, ultimately, we are slowly being put back in our place.


10 Oct 2019
PREMIUM!
The DA has lost my vote

Former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane. Picture: Screenshot.

It was the picture-perfect political ideal selling us the Rainbow Nation. Perfect, because it made us believe there was a place for biracial politics that were inclusive and allowed for the rise of a township boy to lead a party with a white-as-snow history… The Democratic Alliance (DA) had its leaders singing in African languages to woo the black voter – but black voters are not biting. The DA is no different than the ANC, but it masks its behaviour so well it borders on being devious. The DA has lost my vote. In 2009 and 2014, so determined that...

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