Another day and another political analyst enthusiastically proclaiming the death of the DA (“John Steenhuisen has uphill battle stopping DA from shrinking (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/columnists/2019-11-19-john-dludlu-john-steenhuisen-has-uphill-battle-stopping-da-from-shrinking/)”, November 19).

This time it was John Dludlu who couldn’t resist jumping (https://webmail.timesmedia.co.za/owa/redir.aspx?REF=UnzBQNVsWa_Pl5uWd_6fw-C6pfRaPcLAqVVgzdWy--KY7BMjRnLXCAFodHRwczovL3d3dy5idXNpbmVzc2xpdmUuY28uemEvYmQvb3Bpbmlvbi9jb2x1bW5pc3RzLzIwMTktMTEtMTktam9obi1kbHVkbHUtam9obi1zdGVlbmh1aXNlbi1oYXMtdXBoaWxsLWJhdHRsZS1zdG9wcGluZy1kYS1mcm9tLXNocmlua2luZy8.) on the clickbait bandwagon by declaring that it was “inevitable” and “imminent” that the DA would continue losing support, though the party held its former leadership accountable for poor performance and is rapidly regrowing its backbone...

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