Is the DA se­ri­ous about no racism?

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Nana Gaut­eng Ithink

the DA is se­ri­ous about stamp­ing out racism. How­ever, it can­not do so be­cause the lead­er­ship that por­trays it­self as lib­eral and non-racist is the ele­phant in the room. They think South Africans are not aware of the age-old trick of “rent a will­ing darkie”. Bernard Ndou via SMS The

DA will re­main a racist or­gan­i­sa­tion as long as its white mem­bers do not come for­ward and con­demn racism.

They are us­ing our black brother Mmusi Maimane for their dirty work. They (white mem­bers) should apol­o­gise for racist com­ments rather than Maimane hav­ing to do it. He is black and, as such, part of those be­ing la­belled “ba­boons”. Ngoako Mo­honone Lim­popo Let

us face re­al­ity. Be­tween racism and cor­rup­tion, which one is more painful? DR Gal­loway East­ern Cape The

DA is not se­ri­ous about stamp­ing out racism, as re­flected by the slap-on-thewrist fines the party is­sued to Dianne Kohler Barnard and Nelson Man­dela Bay coun­cil­lor Chris Roberts for their racist ut­ter­ances.

This is not sur­pris­ing, be­cause the ma­jor­ity of the DA mem­ber­ship is made up of white Na­tional Party (NP) political di­nosaurs. A leop­ard only changes its spots by mov­ing from spot to spot. The racist NP leop­ards live as DA racist leop­ards.

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