What this election has made plain," President Cyril Ramaphosa says, "is that the people of SA expect their leaders to work together to meet their needs. They expect the parties for which they have voted to find common ground." 

Indeed, Mr President. But what we don’t want to see is working together at all costs. We don’t want to see the kind of endless search for common ground and compromise and consultation and unity among conflicting factions that so hampered your administration’s performance — and is arguably one of the reasons the ANC ended up where it is now...

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