With two-faced bull, the DA gets exactly what it’s asking for

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With two-faced bull, the DA gets exactly what it’s asking for

The party has been trying for some time to sell a very specific sort of dishonesty as truth

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Wednesday’s nationwide by-elections produced some dismal results for the Democratic Alliance, suggesting that its new strategy of taking on the FF+ in a game of Minority Chicken hasn’t got off to a very good start.

Wednesday, however, also produced something else that needs closer examination: another serving of a very specific sort of dishonesty that the DA has been trying for some time to sell as truth.

As the votes came in, and former DA voters scampered away to the left and the right, dumping the party in favour of the ANC and the FF+, Helen Zille went there yet again...

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