Professional “friends” are an all-too-regular reason for trouble in political careers. Politicians get drawn into controversy over the poor performance,
Is there such a thing as a politician who keeps too many political promises? We might be finding out with
If politicians apologise to deflect unfair criticism, they perpetuate a vicious cycle of alarmist stupidity. In this example, a US
NZ Prime Minister, John Key, is risking what I term “voter dissonance” when he claims that winning an election gave
We all know statistics are misused to justify policy, but there is less awareness of the degree to which statistics
Our graphic, below, reveals how negative feelings about class sizes increased after the budget, but disappeared with the Govt backdown.