Seems like Phil Wilson’s very bad year just got a lot worse. Last month I posted that Wilson had sacked Len Brown’s key political operative, James Bews-Hair.
That would have been dumb, but it turns out Wilson was even dumber. He tried to get rid of a political guy from a political office by using a convoluted restructure.
Bews-Hair is drenched in political experience and he is a rat cunning bastard. So it comes as no surprise that he did the numbers, lined up some of those people who owe him and brushed off Wilson’s aggression – Bews-Hair is in the Brown office for as long as he likes…or as long as Len lasts. Wilson is left with the impossible task of trying to find a way to make that work.
And that is when bad goes to awful for the blustering bully. Clearly Wilson knows nothing about politics so here is a bit of advice for free – never push ‘go’ on trying to shaft someone unless you know damn sure you are going to win. If you lose you become a sitting duck. Read more »