Former political strategist and now full-time pundit Dick Fritter returns to this blog after a long break. A self-proclaimed politics tragic, he has worked with just about everyone, from Rob Muldoon to Osama bin Laden. Fritter’s biographer, Michael Bassett, has described the master strategist as a “hard drinking, hard living, hard loving man who can…
John Key says the election has delivered him a mandate for asset sales, even though National got less than half the vote. On that argument Labour also has a mandate for raising the retirement age and for a capital gains tax. People who didn’t vote for the party I voted for are stupid. Just stupid.…
Independent candidate Dwayne “The Dude” Baker said he remained confident of a good result from his election campaign, despite not receiving any votes in Saturday’s election. Mr Baker campaigned for the Te Atatu seat in the general election, but failed to secure any votes. Baker’s name was not on the ballot paper, after he failed…
I hate post-mortems. All that blood, and the smell. The smell!
They say all good things must come to an end. But they’re probably the same people who told me to invest in Hanover Finance.
I happen to be a big believer that people should [redacted]. That’s why I intend to [redacted] today and why you should too. In fact, if you don’t [redacted], you’ll only have yourself to blame when [redacted]. Am I clear?
This is a square. But if you lengthen two of its sides, you can turn it into a rectangle. How cool is that?
It’s funny how what I say at 6:59 pm can get me into trouble, but I can say the same thing at 7:01 pm and all is well. Well to hell with all of that. I’m making a stand. I have something to say! I think Justin Bieber would make a wonderful PM.
Has anyone actually been to Botswana? It sounds like one of those made up lands. Like Narnia, or Middle Earth, or Canada. I would like to go to Botswana one day.
My favourite colour is… Oh, wait, that might get me arrested today. Let’s talk about something else instead. Who likes jam?