Written By: - Date published: 6:44 am, September 28th, 2017 - 163 comments
Nats and their proxies continue to try and drag the Greens into negotiations with National. They just can’t conceive of a party based on principle. A party that exists for something other than the pursuit of power for power’s sake. But I fear that the Greens might have a stern test coming up.
Written By: - Date published: 3:27 pm, August 7th, 2015 - 199 comments
Some people have suggested that the more progressive parliamentary elements of the left are done and dusted. I’m not so sure…
Written By: - Date published: 8:00 pm, February 2nd, 2011 - 45 comments
So John Key has flip flopped and decided to rule out working with Winston Peters again. He’s trying to portray that as a principled decision, about running an “aspirational” government. So why did he need to spend so many months working out what his principles are? No, it’s a political decision. Key thinks he can squeeze a little more milage out of flogging the dead horse that is Winston Peters.
Written By: - Date published: 9:31 am, October 10th, 2008 - 14 comments
Here’s the footage from 3News last night on the fresh National Party cocktail revelations. Bill English’s comments again serve to reinforce the message of The Hollow Men: this is a group of people who are about winning at all costs, principles be damned.