Identify the real enemy

I have had a Eureka experience. Not in the bath. I was driving actually, and thinking about political strategy as is my unfortunate habit, when it suddenly hit me. We’ve been doing it wrong. For years, decades even, we’ve been doing it wrong. Basic strategy is that you identify your target, isolate it, and attack…

New Zealand as a one party state

No citizen with the ability to think rationally (there are some remaining) should be surprised at the New Zealand election outcome. The left have gradually, over the years, managed to shift the country’s political center far to their side of the spectrum. Jacinda Ardern’s party would be seen as extreme left some decades ago, but…

Warning from 2002- Doing the DC Bob

This article was written by Fred Reed, a prescient writer I admire so much. His work is hard to find today, so I’m republishing this article here. Not only is it (IMHO) one of the best he wrote, but it is so accurate, and even more so when we look at our world today. Drowning…

Nat Rats, who stabbed Simon Bridges in the back?

The Covid19 crisis has in many cases brought bad polling figures for all opposition parties across the globe, as incumbent political leaders make the most of their chance to get their faces in front of the public. Take Australia & New Zealand for example. Scott Morrison’s Liberal Party has received a big boost. Anthony Albenesi’s…

Time for the Disruptor

It took twenty eight years to pull down the Berlin wall. The sclerotic secular progressive condition of New Zealand politics has stayed in place a lot longer. The wall was built over night, trapping East Berliners fast in the mire of Soviet Communism. For those unfamiliar with its history, it was built in 1961 to…