“I am the DA’s warrior. It’s who I am, I will fight to the death for a just cause. I go into battle and I don’t retreat. The warrior has had to sit down calmly and the empath side of my personality has been working hard and I can never be anyone else than who I am, half-blade, half-silk.” — Phumzile van Damme There is a perception that Twitter is inherently limiting. It’s not true; it is, in fact, deeply revealing. A character limit might constrain nuance and evidence but, when it comes to the platform’s true power — the ability to lay bare one’s base instincts — it is a peerless force for transparency. Spend long enough on it and your disposition will inevitably be set out in great detail, whether you recognise it or not. The DA has a number of high-profile online personalities now, who, unable to resist the Siren-like call of Twitter or the temporary high, politically correct judgment induces, have waded headstrong into debates without thinking, but with serious consequence. There...

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