Populism denies complexity, denies constraint, and denies risk. It distracts attention from the real issues that must be addressed, and, as evident in the current context, closes down space for democratic dialogue and conversation… Hence its appeal to desperate politicians and the massive traction it enjoys among electorates. We need the wisdom and the courage to resist the bullshit, especially bullshit that divides us as South Africans.
Here is a link to the High Court judgment between the ANC and the DA about a tweet sent by the DA regarding the Nkandla Report. SMS judgmentBACK TO TOP