Almost none of my friends think Labour has a chance of winning power again next year, writes Editor Alan Tristram.
And they are left-of-centre people who detest National and Act. But they’re forced to endure Labour’s
train wreck of a government.
Meanwhile, Labour has failed to deliver on child poverty, housing, and hospital services. And let’s not talk about crime.
Every week Labour makes things worse by shooting itself in the foot — just look at Willie Jackson’s performance, and apology, on public broadcasting, and the apology on an ‘entrenchment clause’ to stop water privatisation.
The list goes on…
PM Jacinda Ardern has spent far too much time hob-nobbing overseas, instead of getting to grips with what really worries most Kiwis — soaring prices, jam-packed emergency departments and out-of-control young criminals.
I feel like I am in the middle of a train wreck — and another is coming down the tracks.