Our politics must be about the electorate

South Florida voters cast their ballots at a polling centre in Miami, Florida, on November 6, 2018. During the last week the Americans have been going through their traditional midterm elections. PHOTO | RHONA WISE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Serious political leadership has to be about the good of the many people who elect those they believe to be “leaders” and not about those “leaders”.
  • At the bottom of all our political problems is also the lack of really well-founded political parties.

A few times several weeks ago, I kept addressing the matter of how much we borrowed from the American model of governance as we were making our 2010 Constitution.

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