Twitter is not a place for debate. At best it is soapbox; at worst, a dog-fighting pit. But, as is sometimes the case in many of the world’s dingiest alleys, ever so often a pilgrim wanders in, preaching the gospel of a mad, cruel god. On Friday I found myself loitering in that very alley, asking a suitably snarky question: if the ANC replaces Cyril Ramaphosa after the elections, will you leave this country by plane, car, boat or on foot? Most of the people who replied understood I wasn’t asking a question so much as stating the obvious, namely that such a bait-and-switch manoeuvre would buy us a one-way ticket to the magical kingdom of Groot Kak. A few patriots misunderstood and said I shouldn’t let the door hit me on the way out. PODCAST | The DA didn’t win the 2016 election, as much as the ANC lost it ​ Subscribe: | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Pocket Casts | And that’s when the pilgrim appeared. Before Friday, I didn’t know much about Cameron Dugmore, other than ...

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