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
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...