National’s strategic stupidity, Ctd

The last weeks polls have shown what I have been saying all along. National will lose all its coalition partners in 2014 and will face a Labour/Green coalition that will be near impossible to break.

John Key has tentatively said he supports Supplementary Member and Vote for Change but the strategic genius’ behind National’s campaign can’t see the obvious. National need to go all out to get people to vote for change in the referendum this election or they will be ruined in the future.

With polls consistently above 50% it means they have the luxury of changing their message and sacrificing a few votes now for a system that isnt totally rigged agains them in the future. Phil Goff gifted them the opportunity to do this with his shameless promise to gerrymander MMP for the good of the Labour party.

There are times that I despair of National’s strategic stupidity. Bolger could have stopped MMP. Anyone with half a brain knew Bill English was tits and would lead National to its nadir. Now National’s inaction looks like embedding MMP.

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