Jaundiced Eye: Helen Zille and reactions to the tax boycott

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- citizen.co.za | 7 months ago

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s threat of organising a national tax boycott over the impunity of state corruption has drawn predictable ire, as well as some eye-rolling.

Her ANC opponents were quick to call it treason. Her bemused Democratic Alliance (DA) critics sighed, sensitive to any further gaffes that hamper an official opposition that is struggling to hit its election-year stride, largely because it keeps shooting itself in the foot.

Government fears of taxpayer resistance are engrained.

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