ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa adresses supporters in Durban. Picture: RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa adresses supporters in Durban. Picture: RAJESH JANTILAL / AFP

While columnist Peter Bruce is persuasive in his arguments in support of the ANC, he is wrong.

It can be accepted that the ANC will win the election and that Cyril Ramaphosa will be president again. However, if that arrogant, nondelivering and corrupt political organisation wins by a substantial majority it will undoubtedly lead to the entrenchment of the Zuma/Magashule grouping within parliament and the corruption will continue.

If the ANC majority is slim it will give pause to the corrupt. In need, the DA could enter into a voting pact with the Ramaphosa faction to continue the cleaning of the Augean stables of the Zuma droppings.

The alternative is that the Zuma faction is joined or supported by the EFF, Ramaphosa is deposed and his small group of honest supporters removed from all influence.

Robert Stone
Linden