When the French returned to colonise Indo-China, they said that they would teach General Vo Nguyen Giap, a “peasant and amateur, a non-commissioned officer learning to handle regiments”, how to handle regiments. Eight years later the French arrogance was buried in Dien Bien Phu. Eleven years later when the US […]

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https://pc.blogspot.com/2011/10/john-key-lies.html Two years ago, if you believed the Key Government, the biggest problem facing Bill’s First Budget was whether or not he could somehow forestall a credit downgrade. Government cheerleaders cheered when our hero pulled it off. Not so much today. Those cheerleaders are resolutely silent. And the talk elsewhere […]