One bit of wisdom from the 20th century is that you should always join a coup – the only question is whether you should join this coup.
I was reminded of this while watching Brian Tamaki’s anti-lockdown/anti-vaccine mandate gathering over the weekend. I had to write something because it confirmed everything that’s wrong about the modern conservative approach to power . . .


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Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is a former business journalist and columnist at the NBR. He also worked as the chief editor at the New Zealand Initiative policy think tank. He is now a freelance writer and copy editor.