WATCH: 5 moments Mmusi Maimane burned Zuma

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When DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane took to the podium during the State of the Nation debate on Tuesday he minced no words in his scathing attack on President Jacob Zuma.

From calling the president dishonourable to accusing Zuma of trampling over Nelson Mandela's legacy, Maimane tore into Zuma's State of the Nation address.


WATCH: Mmusi Maimane's full SONA debate address.


These five prominent jabs at the president caught the attention of the country:

1) "Please understand, Honourable President, when I use the term “honourable”, I do it out of respect for the traditions and conventions of this august House. But please do not take it literally. For you, Honourable President, are not an honourable man. You are a broken man, presiding over a broken society."

2) "You are willing to break every democratic institution to try and fix the legal predicament you find yourself in."

3) "You laughed. You laughed while the people of South Africa cried for their beloved country."

4) "You laughed while trampling Madiba’s legacy – in the very week that we celebrated 25 years since his release."

5) "Honourable President, we will never forgive you for what you have done."


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