It’s still the silly season, and my brain is still on holiday. However, I did think this was worth a quick laugh! In a piece on the Archivist investigating Key’s deletion of his textses, the usually excellent Andrea Vance gets a bit silly herself:
But many of his other SMSs – those sent as prime minister – will one day be as important to the historical record as the letters of Winston Churchill.
Ahh – no. Winston Churchill was one of the most significant leaders of the last century. John Key’s only real achievement as PM is being popular. History will remember him, if at all, as one of the long list of leaders who squandered the opportunity to act on climate change.