Michael Bassett stabs Labour

Michael Bassett describes Labour as a Government of Dead Ducks. His opinion piece is cutting and witty.

[quote] This Government is stuffed. Taxidermists and sycophants will continue to put a smiley face on it, and the National opposition could yet resurrect it, but Labour looks dead in the water. It's not just that the Cabinet is shambolic with weak ministers (including Michael Cullen) in trouble, and little backbench talent to replace them. The election margin was so fine, and the ultimate coalition outcome so unpredictable, that anything could happen, any time. [/quote]

Ouch, ouch, ouch.

The whole article is a superb and vitriolic attack on a government bereft of ideas.


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