I sincerely hope Peter Bruce and like-minded former DA, now co-reborn Cyril Ramaphosa supporters who are opting to vote ANC read Helen Zille’s opinion piece in your newspaper. (“I Am Campaigning For the DA, Which SA Needs To Be Strengthened”, April 29). Many of them probably have, because it seems these new Damascian delusional devotees of the president belong to a section of our society who are likely to read Business Day — upper middle-class professionals and businesspeople who are, compared with the vast majority of our population, relatively unaffected by political dispensations and are reasonably content in their comfort zones of plush offices and homes in leafy suburbs. Despite their good intentions towards the president, they seem unconcerned that their vote will simply be ignorantly gobbled up within the ANC’s support base and make no difference whatsoever to the party’s incompetence, corruption, and patronage. Nor will it even vaguely contribute to a reversal of our count...

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