Oh, mother – these are more than teething problems for Jacinda to sort out

Point of Order

So what’s the problem with the government? With Jacinda Ardern out of sight (though not of mind), why is the Labour-led coalition looking as if it is drifting on to the rocks?

Ardern’s strength, even before she took office, had been the ability to communicate best what her party is doing. Now the messages out of Wellington are mixed, confusing. And they are compounding the aura of dismay spreading through the electorate.

Even the feel-good factor supposed to follow the start of the Families Package looks frozen on the ground, as the regressive impact of the regional fuel tax hits low-income working families in Auckland hard.

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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