It is becoming increasingly clear that we are mired in a cesspool of corruption.  At the same time, the majority party is battling to come to terms with the fact that the people (including most of their supporters) are thoroughly disgusted with their politicians.  Things appear to be getting worse, but this is largely because more people are ‘spilling the beans’, while trying to proclaim their own ‘innocence’. Most voters, having supported the ruling party as the historical leader of the struggle to liberate our country, find themselves increasingly confused and lost.  “Surely this cannot be true of our leaders – of our party?”  Despite commendable attempts by the opposition parties to hold government to account, at this point most voters find themselves without a leadership that they can turn to; that they can trust.  This has led to more and more people ‘giving up’ on our electoral system and retreating from any kind of involvement in government or voting.  This is a dangerous sta...

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