Just got home from an ACT Party knees up in a pub at Albany. There was an excellent turn out - eighty to a hundred people.
Sir Roger was the guest speaker and this was the first time I had seen him speak, in the flesh. He was very good. Clear, simple, straight forward and logical yet with considerable emotive appeal. A consummate salesman with a good message.
He looked fit, energetic and keen.
Adolf was introduced to the assembly as the National Party's spy.
I was so pleased to hear The Great Man eschew that awful slogan ACT used last time round. Do you remember it? 'Let's Keep National Honest.' No wonder they got people's backs up. Implying your mates are dishonest is not the most intelligent way to court them as a coalition partner. The new slogan is much better - 'Lets be There to Make a Difference.' Much more friendly.
Adolf has said many times before that the best possible outcome for New Zealand would be a National, ACT, Maori Party coalition with over sixty percent of the party vote between them. Nothing he has seen or heard lately causes this view to change.
Then you'd get some policy. Then you'd get some real change for the better.
I'll happily wear out a bit of she leather to give them a hand.
General Debate 2 September 2015
19 minutes ago