EDITORIAL | Covid and lives be damned, all politicians want is votes

Manifesto launches ahead of local polls, in the midst of Covid-19, prove politicos only care about themselves

27 September 2021 - 20:48

We should have known it would come to this. Given a choice to play by the book or throw caution to the wind, risk lives and possibly send the country back into a stricter lockdown, politicians will always serve themselves first.

As parties contest for a share of voice in the public sphere, victory in the upcoming local government elections is elevated over doing the right thing...

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