Hide on Key Rodney Hide writes in the HoS: One of the more common and basic mistakes to make in politics is to underestimate your opponent. It’s an easy thing to do. Your opponents are doing it all wrong and so must be either stupid or crooked and perhaps both. Your team readily agrees and the trap is […]
Hide on Internet Mana Rodney Hide writes: I used to think politics was all about achieving good government. That proved invariably disappointing. These days, politics is no longer my responsibility. I’m happy if it just proves interesting. That’s why I am for the Internet-Mana Party. They’re the best entertainment in years. If they were a parody they would be […]
Hide on Cunliffe The Herald reports: The David Cunliffe experiment has failed. Eight months into his leadership Labour is polling below what it was under Phil Goff and David Shearer. The election is less than four months away. The danger for Labour is that its poor polling will collapse its vote, as happened to National in 2002. Its […]
Sarah Cohen teachers' passion impresses Hide Associate Education Minister Rodney Hide may not have made a
funding announcement but having the opportunity to talk to
him was enough for staff and parents of Sara Cohen School
Rodney has a point Rodney Hide writes in the HoS: There’s much about politics that’s stupid but nothing beats Budget Day. It’s a day when ordinarily sane people spout nonsense. Ministers hoot and holler that they are spending more money than ever before. Opposition MPs scream and shout it’s not enough. We don’t do that at home. We don’t […]
Now for the post-coup turbulence The political landscape
stretching predictably out before the November 26 election
with barely a wrinkle in sight just got more interesting - or
at least unpredictable.
Hide resigns as Act leader Rodney Hide has resigned as ACT leader, endorsing former
National leader Don Brash to take his place.