[...] If Collins is serious about winning this year’s election - and I have no doubt she is - then I hope that she gives profound consideration to the foundational values of her Party, for they matter more now than ever. It’s not a case of National voters keeping faith with the Party, it’s a case of National keeping faith with its own core principles to deserve those core voters, and swing voters who are at odds with the progressive left (because they own a business, or did).
[...] Even someone of reality TV levels of stupid can see it’s the economy that’s going to dominate this election. I have my own handcrafted metric to gauge the economic health of the nation. Let’s call it Black’s First Law of Economic Doom. It states:
[...] As Thomas Sowell observes, in Intellectuals and Race, the first response of the “progressive” intelligentsia is to blame every disparity between racial groups on “racism” – usually in the complete absence of any evidence whatsoever. Indeed, often in defiance of the evidence.
Boag's demise and what it means for the National Party, Nikki Kaye and the Greens. Also a look at scientific fraud busting expert Dr John Ioannidis on the COVID data models. Was NZ's sacrifice for nothing?