EBRAHIM HARVEY: If Mmusi Maimane quits, the DA will suffer

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- businesslive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

One cannot assess what is happening in the DA now without looking back at what has happened over the past five years or more.

The key point about the crisis the party now finds itself in, which cannot be ignored, is the relevance of race in SA society in general. That includes politics, no matter how much formal commitment to nonracialism there may be in the DA.

In many ways the crisis, which some might argue was inevitable, also echoes the historical weakness of white liberalism given the demographics of this country.

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