The title of this is a quote from this story that appeared on the news in 2001, when National were looking, well, pathetic. “Not just the next election, but the election after that, and the one after that, and the one after that,” says delegate Louisa Wall. What really bothered me when this was reported… Continue reading The one after that, and the one after that.
Robert Mugabe was once one of Africa’s best leaders. Zimbabwe wasn’t totally up to western standards, but by African standards was pretty good. He was elected many times fairly. Then he started manipulating to stay in power. One thing built on another… Right now Zimbabwe is a complete mess. Hyper-inflation (bread is was last I… Continue reading Mugabe
Whale Oil has a great post about distractions, including the affair. As much as I share my wife’s distain for the affair, he’s 65! Can you imagine Helen having an affair? Actually, I don’t know what disturbs me more, the image that produces or something about her (lack of) humanity that makes me believe that… Continue reading Distractions
Just received my National Party member membership letter. This is serious – I’ve never been a member of any party at all. This in spite of being a political junkie for a long, long time. Like, there’s 30 people read DPF every single day and I’m one of those. Never thought I’d be a member… Continue reading Officially now a Member.