JONATHAN JANSEN | The DA has stooped to new lows of election hypocrisy

The party’s election posters in the racial tinderbox of Phoenix are callous and irresponsible

The DA’s election posters put up in Phoenix are mind-numbingly stupid. “The ANC called you racists” followed by “We call you heroes”. The ANC did no such thing. Nor did the DA hail the members of this predominantly Indian community as heroes. The reference of course is to the July riots when a group of armed vigilantes in Phoenix manned roadblocks, apparently to protect their lives and homes from marauding looters in the area. The records show that 36 people died in and around Phoenix including three Indians; nationwide, 337 people died...

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