Can we blame them?

It’s now Emirates Team New Zealand 8 – Oracle team USA 7.

Even worse – Labour has made a big gain in the latest Herald DigiPoll.

Is there a link, can we blame the former on the latter?

5 Responses to Can we blame them?

  1. Armchair Critic says:

    Superstition is the belief in the causal nexus, or so I’ve been told. 🙂
    Seriously, the cause of the fall in support for National lies squarely at their feet. They have pursued unpopular policy and, this isn’t much of a surprise, that has decreased their popularity.
    Here’s why I’d be worried. 2011 was National’s zenith, right? The peak of their popularity. Yet it only translated into a tiny majority in parliament. By definition it’s downhill from here. So the following questions arise:
    How long will National remain in opposition? Only nine years, or more?
    How far from their current extreme right wing position will National have to move to become re-electable?


  2. scotty says:

    “Is there a link, can we blame the former on the latter?”

    No doubt you’ll try ,as usual

    Accurate summation from AC


  3. robertguyton says:

    The wind has changed, and the tide has turned. The exposed sand is littered with curious things, exposed now to the sun, writhing, shrivelling.


  4. Paranormal says:

    “Extreme right wing position”? Hyperbole perhaps? Otherwise you’d have to be asking where your position is to call National (otherwise known as Liarbour lite) that.


  5. TraceyS says:

    So, Robert, will the next 7% tide (if there is one) come away from the Blue beach or the Green?


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