Those who see themselves as far to the left or the right of the political spectrum seem to have a lot of trouble understanding what it can be like being able to look both ways from the centre. 787 more words
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Chris Trotter has posted Sorry Winston: Why Labour needs to stand in Northland at The Daily Blog.
He shouldn’t be sorry, politics is politics. Labour need to fight for their own recovery and not hand Peters the limelight in the runner-up stakes. 489 more words
Chris Trotter aslks (in a verbose and round about way): While Evils Are Sufferable: What would it take to rouse New Zealanders to revolt?
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Not being natural ideologues, we struggle to make the connections between the neoliberal policies imposed upon this country by successive governments since 1984 (none of which have ever had the courage to seek an explicit electoral mandate for the entirety of the neoliberal programme they intended to pursue) and the appalling social consequences to which those policies have given rise.
Chris Trotter goes too far portraying a “negative advertising campaign” as dirt and propaganda. If negative campaigning follows election rules then it is ‘clean’, it just may not be to everyone’s liking. 929 more words