A motor vehicle is a perfect analogy for describing a political party. Now I don’t want to be rude, but… a 100-year-old vehicle is still a 100-year-old vehicle. So, would a vehicle that vintaged and antiquated be fit for purpose on today’s election highway? Would the policy pollution it emits on the election highway hold up voter traffic today?
Technology has advanced so quickly, we often look back with a sense of nostalgia and deep gratitude with the advances we’ve witnessed. Remember dial-up sound? Telephones that would only phone and then, sometime later, could send texts too?
Now I don’t want to be rude, but how fit for purpose is a 100-year-old political vehicle, and the thinking that went into creating it, for today’s political highway?
No matter how often the PR/groomers/Media party and fellow travellers attempt to polish its image, a 100-year-old vehicle polished that much from new, often goes from bright, optimistic “fire engine red” colour, reflecting back to the voters as more of a lacklustre, washed-out pinkish tone – ironically, like in some kind of Orwellian “dog looks like its owner” kind of way.
Sure the 100-year-old Labour party election bus gets fleeting attention when being pushed again somewhere by the MSM for something. Or, when parked up at some novelty side show, checking the tuning with a few enthusiasts, but is it really fit-for-purpose on today’s roads? Does it really matter to the crew when you have endless MSM Roadside Assistance? Read more »