Writing the 2019 election: Where have all the good women and men gone?

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 5 months ago

South Africa seems to be at a moment when it is almost impossible to find a good, clean, honest, and trustworthy politician.

With the exception of the DA’s Mmusi Maimane, can the public really trust any of the leaders in the ANC and EFF. Would you buy a used car from any one of them? Let us start with the DA.

Whatever you may think of the DA’s policies, their racial make-up, their lack of unambiguously pro-poor policies, the presence of Tony Leon types, and a smattering of reactionaries, Maimane is far and away the most trustworthy of political leaders.

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