GARETH VAN ONSELEN: The state of the DA
The real value of the DA to most commentators, given the nature of the game, is to provide political capital for a far grander conflict
The DA is enduring a particularly hard time on Twitter, the largely evidence-free echo chamber where political brands are evaluated against the feelings of prominent individuals and definitively pronounced upon.
Thus, as ever, one must be particularly careful in weighing the value of those feelings against the real world. Typically there exists a substantial gulf between the two...