Editorial Excerpt | Party differences do matter

The belief that it doesn’t make a difference who you vote for may well find its root in the ugly negotiations that followed the 2009 local election.

At that time, we saw local councillors sell their party affiliation for an influential position.

Politics is about gathering as much power as possible.

That often makes for strange bedfellows, but in the eyes of voters it also creates doubt about whether lawmakers are seeking to gain power for their own good or for the good of society. 


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