Wonkie debated for some time whether to title this article In defence of Pigspotter
or the Purpose of Government
. Wonkie opted for the latter in the end as the PigSpotter saga is one of many manifestations of a poor definition around a key role of government in any country: to serve for the good of the people. Also, Wonkie doesn't believe PigSpotter should be defended on all counts.
For those of you in South Africa and abroad that have ...