You have to laugh at all the excitable boffins in the Labour Party running around trying to create “plans”, strategy” and “vision”. They have been doing it for so long now that it implies very firmly that they had nothing that was any good in the first place and need a total change.
They talked endlessly, they changed Leader, nothing. They tried to get good media, nothing. Just yesterday Mike Smith was resorting to talking up paid right-wing shill Matthew Hooton from his performance on Radio New Zealand, about Labour strategy. They are desperate to discuss everything yet do absolutely nothing.
If a publicly listed company dithered with consultation, leadership issues and had this much internal mayhem it would have already suffered from de-listing.
Again even today, explaining is losing:
Labour’s only strategy at the election was the much discussed Stealing Underpants Strategy put in place by their crippled campaign manager who is currently suffering bouts of dementia from the pressure of a young National backbench (one 31 years his Junior), the ineptness of his own under-performing Front Bench colleagues and even Labour lap-blog, The Standard.
Now the poor old fool is threatening media if they use footage they are now almost certain to use just to spite him. More sound strategy.
For this past week The Standard have all compiled namby pamby posts about needing to get rid of Trevor Mallard. Almost all without having the guts to come out and name him as the source of Duncan Garner’s ABC (Anyone But Cunliffe) story. It is pathetic blogging. Put up his name little anonymous blogger boys or shut up.
Mallard has admitted that there is a need for Labour to be constantly refining. Shame is that he does not realise that most of the loudest activists wish to refine him.
Out the door.