Who is the real opposing party?
Ngoako Mohonon Limpopo When
a woman cannot cook properly, she blames the fire or the pot. Whether the DA paid marchers R100 or not is neither here nor there. The issue is, corruption in the ruling party killed our jobs. So let us not use an algebraic formula to solve a geometric problem. Khahliso Moshesha Free State The
ANC is actually assisting the opposition parties to do well by creating opposition within itself. Premier League issues, e-tolls and now tax laws concerning the provident fund are self-inflicted wounds that prevent the alliance from engaging on important issues, such as the upcoming municipal elections. When one looks at the leadership of all the major political parties, the answer is obvious: It is a case of the dynamic youth versus the old, self-enriched individuals. Since 2008, the ANC has systematically ensured that it silences all voices of reason within its ranks. Jen Hallowes KwaZulu-Natal So
many important ANC officials (such as Marius Fransman and Tony Ehrenreich) seem to spend their working lives in a negative state, trying to destabilise a system that operates properly – in the quest for personal gain, I presume. Surely, bright people need some sense of fulfilment and pride in the value their work could add to the country. It is a mystery to me that any leader would impose such a demeaning job description on potentially useful cadres! Tobbo Gauteng The
slogan that the ANC leads does not apply any more. The ANC reacts to DA and EFF strategies. They have nothing more to tell and have lost focus completely. Mike Mahase via SMS The
ANC has lost its compass, as shown by its reactive behaviour. All its January 8 statements come to nought as soon as the opposition parties say or do something. Who else will the DA go to, to highlight the plight of unemployment – R100 or not? What about the looting of government resources to buy food parcels before elections?