TOM EATON | I wouldn’t Cope as an opposition leader watching in Terror as ANC robs us blind

Between Mosiuoa Lekota and John Steenhuisen, opposition leaders haven’t exactly covered themselves in glory this week

29 August 2022 - 20:25

Politics can be terribly cruel sometimes and even the most jaded cynic had to feel a twinge of pity for Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota, getting suspended by his party for being a disruptive influence even as DA voters rallied around John “Roadkill” Steenhuisen and ANC officials in KwaZulu-Natal crawled backwards into Nkandla to ask Jacob Zuma for what they unironically called his “wisdom”...

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