Hein Kaiser
Journalist
3 minute read
8 Nov 2021
4:58 am

‘Any kind of deal with ANC will extend its life’ – Steenhuisen

Hein Kaiser

DA leader John Steenhusien says he will never betray his voters

Picture File; DA leader John Steenhuisen delivering a briefing at the IEC ROC on 2 November 2021 in Tshwane. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Everybody wants to dance with the Democratic Alliance (DA), but party leader John Steenhuisen has drawn a line in the sand and will not date the ruling party. He said he’s more comfortable being an effective opposition than sleeping with the enemy. Presently parties are speed-dating one another to find a solution to the 66 hung councils. Steenhuisen’s rejection of the ANC as a coalition partner comes after similar strong negative words from ActionSA and the Inkatha Freeedom Party, the other main parties, result-wise. Last week rumours surfaced that the ANC and the DA may end up being bedmates, perhaps...