that if you don’t vote then you have no right to complain when you get saddled with the inevitable self-serving turkeys elected by someone else.
It is (okay, it should be) blatantly over-obvious even to a blind man in an uncandled house peering up a sooty chimney at midnight in a moonless midwinter snowstorm that—
“If you do vote you surrender any right of complaint.”
I state this often and have never been taken to task over it. (Why not, I wonder?)
and so does anyone with a modicum of nous that the prime minister of New Zealand (a John Key*) would go far**. I also stated that once he’s left NZ there’ll be a sinecure path to the very top awaiting him in the misnamed United Nations
Organisation Money Pit.
NOW IT APPEARS
that I’m not the only cuckoo in the clutch. Wait! Before you go … what makes YOUR country any different?
Contrary to the usual media suspects’ fulsome praise now heaped on John Key, recently suddenly announcing he’s had enough of being a politician, there’s excellent reason to argue we have been ill-served by a capricious, wilful politician whose tenure in office has been a massive political failure.
A well-informed body of public opinion recognises the damage wrought by this extraordinarily ambitious individual. In effect, his egoistical rule of cabinet turned National Party MPs into a bunch of disgracefully compliant yes-men and -women.
To read it at source: CLICK HERE
- what’s unusual?
- What’s different?
- Aren’t they all the same, everywhere?
Just yes-men? Just yes-people, who because they want to stay aboard the Gravy Boat they sit up and bray as-and-when-and-how on demand?
And folks like YOU elected them? (I certainly didn’t …)
* Yes. That could indeed well be rhyming slang …
** Soon, please~!