Qaanitah Hunter | John Steenhuisen's Ukraine theatrics is no laughing matter

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DA leader John Steenhuisen inspects a rocket during a visit to Ukraine earlier this month. (Twitter)
DA leader John Steenhuisen inspects a rocket during a visit to Ukraine earlier this month. (Twitter)

The DA needs to stop it theatrics if it wants to be taken seriously, much less serve the 21% of the electorate who voted for it in 2019, writes Qaanitah Hunter. 

DA leader John Steenhuisen's trip to war-ridden Ukraine may be the butt of jokes and cringe-worthy in many respects, but it is indicative of a much bigger problem - a rudderless official opposition.

It is tough to resist the temptation of roasting Steenhuisen's "fact-finding" mission to Ukraine when he posts videos to Twitter, where he takes on the form of a pseudo war correspondent reporting from the frontline of the war and destruction.

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