SONA as it played out on Twitter

If Twitter was the official record, then the 2016 State Of the Nation Address (SONA) would go down in history as one massive joke. Every single one of the top 10 tweets sent during SONA 2016 was a humorous crack at the President, the process of Parliament, or the sign language interpreter who unwittingly became the star of the show. President Jacob Zuma gave his annual SONA speech in Parliament on February 11, in what was a day of high drama with walkouts by opposition parties. But the speech is likely to remembered by the coining of the phrase...

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