Sunday, 31 August 2008
by Auckland union activist "History never repeats, I tell myself before I go to sleep." This line of wishful thinking from a Split Enz hit song sums it up for the Greens leadership. Just as the Alliance leadership were dragged by their Labour government allies into supporting the vengeful invasion of Afghanistan against wide opposition in their membership ranks. The Greens leadership has been dragged into Labour's "pollution trading" scheme, against wide opposition in their membership ranks. The Greens leadership will be optimistically humming the Split Enz tune before they go to bed each night until the election. They'll be hoping like hell the voting public won't abandon them, as happened to the Alliance.