DA should abandon crowded left, return to the centre – IRR


- biznews.com | 6 months ago

The Democratic Alliance’s lacklustre performance in the May elections has been chewed over by many analysts.

From a steadily rising number of supporters since its inception in 2000; it has flatlined and lost supporters for the first time which some MPs have attributed to the racist leanings of former DA supporters who defected to the Freedom Front Plus. RW Johnson has told the DA it should apologise to its Afrikaans supporters for that slur and that the DA has to do some introspection on the way it treats its own members including Helen Zille.

Our own Felicity Duncan wrote that by moving to the centre of South African politics, the DA has lost its right-leaning voters to the likes of the FF Plus.

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