Latest old hack back into the sewer is Rodney Hide, a person of interest to this blog and not an obsession. He is going to have a column in the New Zealand Herald of which this first is linked to there (them technical writing classes were worth every cent). However there are laughs a-plenty in the article.
Rodders reveals that he is an ANARCHIST!!
I have concluded we would do better with no government at all. New Zealand before 1840 had some downsides. But the downsides were small beer compared to the social and economic devastation wrought by big, bloated and out-of-control bureaucracy.No gubblement at all, because that worked so well before 1840. When everything was exactly the same as it is now except no pesky rules and regulations and such. O Anarchist thy name is Glibertarian!
What about this startling observation
Besides, every other writer and commentator in New Zealand is a socialist. I am not.Every single one folks! What a vast left-wing conspiracy it is.
But Rodders has turned his back on the misguided small bunch of people...with... enormous power over the rest of us and is happy being a workin' man helping to renovate his house.
I loved the work. Just the sheer physicality of it. And being with guys who simply get on with the job without the talk and the preciousness of politics. I enjoyed the earthy humour. No need to be PC.Youse can whistle at the babes as they sashay past, the sluts.
Oh it's a sorry tale and really quite depressing. However a common tater called AK does get 25 "likes" and draws a response from Rodney which boils down to "but, but, Socialinism!"
O'course in the olden days before gummenment got in the way we could go and duke it out in a manly fashion.
I think this may a rich sauce of cheap laffs.