Hatred, spittle-flecked onto your face or rage-flung online, seems central to what I do for a living. I’m paid to write opinion. I take sides and pick fights, so when readers get personal and nasty about a column, I win.

Readers had a fat go last week ... “and yet the DA’s ‘lack of economic policy’ is not good enough for you”, one sneered. There are adults who blame me for the DA’s poor showing in the 2019 election because I backed Cyril Ramaphosa during the campaign. Haha #ROTF.....

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