Pieter du Toit | 'Tis the season to be whack: ANC talks 'trust', DA flirts with Cape 'independence'

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Fikile Mbalula calling the ANC "the people's only  hope" – must rank as one of least unexpected, but surely the most baseless, election claims, writes the author.
Fikile Mbalula calling the ANC "the people's only hope" – must rank as one of least unexpected, but surely the most baseless, election claims, writes the author.
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There are a whole lot of political shenanigans going on, which could only mean one thing, writes Pieter du Toit. We're in election season.

It's a cliché, and it's tiring to see it happen every single time, but election season always brings out some totally whacko new developments and marriages of just shocking convenience. 

How else can you compute the ANC declaring that they remain "the people's only hope"?

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