Is the DA destined to always be an opposition party, or could it be a real alternative to the governing ANC? 

It’s a question a French politician once put to Tony Leon, the party’s leader at the time. It was pertinent then — and remains so now, as the DA grapples with its place in South Africa’s political landscape, particularly in light of the serial missteps by the ANC.  ..

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