Nats and their proxies continue to try and drag the Greens into negotiations with National. The Greens of course say no.
I guess Nat types just can’t conceive of a party based on principal. A party that exists for something other than the pursuit of power for power’s sake. It doesn’t compute. They have no frame of reference.
Bravo to the Greens. But I fear that they might have a stern test coming up. If Winston makes the price of supporting Labour the exclusion of the Greens from Cabinet or government (giving confidence and supply) – what would the Greens do? Would they support a Labour led government that they were excluded from, or would they see Peters go with National instead?
The Greens have much to bring to a change coalition government. Let’s hope Peters is not so petty as to try and exclude them.