Patricia de Lille reveals new party name and Twitter wants to know if it is 'good enough'
Former Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille has named her new political party and Twitter is asking if it is “good enough”.
In November, De Lille announced the launch of a party that would contest the 2019 elections. She resigned as mayor and left the DA in October after a long legal battle with the party.
On Sunday, De Lille revealed that her new party was called Good. “It is a simple and authentic name that says quite boldly what we stand for and that we are here to disrupt politics as usual,” she said in a statement.
De Lille said Good had a huge support base and claimed that thousands of South Africans had joined the party. Sh said the party's policy would focus on spatial, social, economic and environmental justices.
De Lille formed the Independent Democrats in 2003. That party merged with the DA in 2010.
“I am not on any chronic medication at my age. I really have a lot of energy left. So it is time for a new political party,” she said during the announcement in November.
Many on Twitter were intrigued by De Lille’s decision to name the party Good, with some asking if it would be good enough.
The PAC was Not good enough for Patricia and her big ego;The ID was Not good enough for Patricia and her huge pockets.....Patricia de Lille need to quit politics for good!— Mike Clarence (@MikeClarence2) December 2, 2018
Patricia De Lille: "I vote GOOD!"— X (@XondoZ12) December 2, 2018
Everybody else: "It's I vote WELL, Patricia."
Patricia De Lille is in and she is coming wth a Good thing in the country,(Vivi GOOD Viva)lets see what is coming— thabo moekoa (@ThaboMoekoa) December 2, 2018
I see another Mamphela Ramphele, Makhosi Khoza and Magwaza Msibi written all over this press conference.— Free King Dalindyebo (@Spiwo) December 2, 2018
This #Good movement will soon crumble over leadership positions and Patricia de Lille's tyrnannic leadership style. Give it until February 2019. pic.twitter.com/xUceSygWng
So Patricia De Lille thinks what is Good for her is good for everyone.— Marduk Aza (@marduk_aza) December 2, 2018
This woman is so far removed from reality it is not real.
I hope Patricia De Lille didn't launch her political party "Good" to retaliate or dismantle the DA.— Quinton Khumalo (@QuintonKhumalo) December 2, 2018
Tannie Patricia De Lille lacks imagination and creativity, what's good with a name like 'good'— Siphamandla Ntokozo Mbatha (@Ntokozo_Shandu) December 2, 2018