Both the constructive disagreement intrinsic to science and the adversarial scrutiny necessary to politics disappear in this invocation of science as the ultimate authority – this trick will become familiar in the coming months. An extraordinary emergency requires extraordinary powers; no one disagrees with that. But it is politics, not science, which grants these powers legitimacy. How long will they endure?
Here is a copy of the Founding Affidavit of the DA in their court challenge to various aspects of the Nkandla case. Nkandla Court PapersBACK TO TOP