The truth behind SA’s failed litigious opportunists

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Whatever prompted the DA to jump the queue and rush to the Constitutional Court on an urgent basis to have the act declared unconstitutional can only be described as the cheapest form of political opportunism, says Mannya Picture: Felix Dlangamandla
Whatever prompted the DA to jump the queue and rush to the Constitutional Court on an urgent basis to have the act declared unconstitutional can only be described as the cheapest form of political opportunism, says Mannya Picture: Felix Dlangamandla

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It is significant when a political party or politicians who are or were members of Parliament (MPs) wake up one day and run to the courts to have laws they passed or left on our statute books for so long be declared unconstitutional.

This may mean that the public is owed some change from their hefty salaries and some rent for using Parliament as a place to sleep during sessions instead of working hard for the people.

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