HELEN ZILLE: Biased media fails to reflect DA’s growth
Analysis of recent by-elections gives the lie to accounts that say the party is declining
Having been caught up in wall-to-wall mayoral selection interviews recently, I was unable to properly analyse the results of last Wednesday’s by-elections. Eventually, over the weekend I found a spare moment to do so.
Unsurprisingly, I discovered that the truth about those results is entirely different from the picture painted in the newspapers and parroted by broadcasters. A summary of the main trends revealed in these by-elections is: ..
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