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Singalong as Julie "Tora Tora Tora" Bishop attempts to rebuild trust with Jacinta "can't work with her" Ardern.

October 19, 2017 - 21:15 -- Admin

The Owl warned her.Back in August we warned that Jacinda Ardern puts Tora Tora Tora Julie Bishop on notice following poll surge in NZ election race. "You're so Vain" we suggested as the appropriate political singalong.And now it has come to pass.Jacinda has the top job across the ditch and Julie will have to play please forgive me.The diplomats who were shocked at the strength o

The irrelevance of opinion polls a long time out from an election

October 17, 2017 - 20:45 -- Admin

While updating my table of The Australian's Newspoll results today (you will find the collection HERE) it struck me once again just how irrelevant poll results are a long time out from an election.The table below compares Labor's two party vote 15 months after an election (like the one this week) with Labor's actual vote at the following election.