Deputy President David “DD” Mabuza’s past came back to haunt him on Tuesday during his maiden question session in the House. But ANC MPs and Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli moved to protect him from the uncomfortable questions on political killings in Mpumalanga, the province Mabuza presided over until recently, or his role in the so-called Premier League ANC lobby group for former president Jacob Zuma. Mabuza’s strategy? Pick and chose, leaving opposition parties with more waffle than ice cream. By MARIANNE MERTEN.