How do you renew and fix a broken country? As SA hurtles ever faster towards catastrophe, the answer to this question is the same as it has been throughout history: by strengthening democracy. The logical follow-up question then is: how do we practically strengthen democracy in the SA of 2019? The answer: by severely punishing the ANC at the ballot box and voting for the only viable alternative, the DA. The entire point of living in a democracy is that it gives you the tools with which to hold your government accountable when they fail, oppress or steal from you. Political opposition, a free press and freedom of speech are the mechanisms by which you gather information on when the government has failed, oppressed or stolen from you. Once you’ve collected sufficient evidence of such crimes against the people, the next step is to use your right to vote to replace the governing party with a new government. And then the cycle begins anew, requiring as it does eternal vigilance against t...

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