This morning’s Herald Poll is a dosey: The poll, with a margin of error of 4.4 per cent, shows National is emerging unscathed from the period of political mudslinging and revelations about the Brethren. It also shows that Dr Brash’s rating as preferred Prime Minister is rising and Helen Clark’s is falling. And: Asked if… Continue reading Herald Poll – First Glance
Tag: 2005 Election Aftermath
Cut the Baby in Half
Just reading another Thomas Sowell article. A thought occurred on compromises. It really annoys me when people approach a conflict with the idea that there is always fault on both sides. Like the latest political beat-up. If you don’t know about Solomon and the baby dispute, read up on it – it’s classic. You can’t… Continue reading Cut the Baby in Half
Rorted the Hypothetical System?
Let’s put aside what happened or didn’t happen for a moment. Let’s suppose a party went out deliberately and completely and utterly routed the system in order to win an election. Let’s say to over a million dollars worth of taxpayer’s money. What would happen?