So today Key’s 8 long years draw to a close. More than enough has been written on his legacy of nothing, I’m not going to add to it. Bye John, out with the old.
And in with the old. Shortly the Nats will anoint the chosen one, Bill English. A pre-failed leader. Mr 21%. The greedy double dipper. The boring, conservative choice for a boring conservative party.
Given the tail-wind from Key it’s likely that Bill will do better this time than last. Time will tell whether he does well enough to get the Nats another term. For the sake of the country, particularly the poor and vulnerable, the environment, and the future, I certainly hope not.
Time for a change. Time for a government that is realistic about the challenges that we face, that can plan for a future beyond the three year electoral cycle, and that has the interests of all New Zealanders at heart. Gentle reader, if you are not already working for the leftie / liberal / progressive party of your choice – why not? The time to start is now, or we will get more of the same old same old.
— Rod Emmerson (@rodemmerson) December 11, 2016