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John Ward – The Answer To Our Dysfunctional, Adversarial Politics: PIFFLE – 11 March 2014

JohnWI wonder how many readers of these columns have noted something that occurred to me today.

Have you ever observed how, when political Parties become the elected Government, suddenly things happen making it very hard (in fact usually, impossible) to do what they said they were going to do?

And equally, have you ever noticed that a Government – when stripped of its power by the electorate – becomes just a political Party again, for which everything seems to be very easy indeed if only they were given a chance to show everyone how? Continue reading