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Is David Cunliffe incompetent or mad?
Hard to tell the difference, but I think his incompetence leads to him appearing mad.
Is he out to lunch or out of touch?
Last Thursday he was definitely out to lunch.
Is David Cunliffe deluded or living in a parallel universe?
Deluded. No doubt.
I grant you he’s in a precarious position and you have to offer some sort of explanation each time a poll comes out that shows you bad news. But by the time he’s offered the excuses then buggered off skiing, he starts to look like a bloke who either doesn’t care or doesn’t get it or both.
To want to be a leader of a country is an all-consuming passion. You must want it so badly you can taste it. Despite what we so often say about politics and politicians, by and large the ones that get to the top are dedicated, professional, talented and know a long day when they see one.
Cunliffe’s job is not to lose wondering. Cunliffe’s job is to inspire those who support him and give them hope that September 20 won’t be a disaster. Cunliffe’s job is to lead from the front, to be the inspiration, to be the ‘go to’ figure, to give the membership the sense that anything is possible, that the race is winnable, that the path chosen is the right one. Winning breeds winning. Success breeds success. Inspiration is contagious. Cunliffe shows none of these qualities, especially when he’s not even at work. Read more »