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Crippled government is good government.

A lesson we are re-leaning in NZ having given the present lot too easy a coalition.

by IdiotSavant on Fri Oct 9th, 2009 at 05:00:26 PM EST
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Well, I prefer red-red-green to a CDU minority government any time.

In fact, I'd prefer a Grand Coalition to a CDU+FDP minority government any time...

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Fri Oct 9th, 2009 at 05:20:46 PM EST
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I am not so sure I'd prefer a Grosse Koalition over Schwartz-Gelb. Grand Coalitions tend to be losing propositions. Both in the polls and on matters of policy. At least a Trefoil Coalition will stab you in the front.

But then, I guess I'm a shock therapist here: Sharp, limited pain as opposed to chronic pain.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Oct 9th, 2009 at 09:51:58 PM EST
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Well, I prefer red-red-green to a CDU minority government any time.

Absolutely.  But if that (stupidly) isn't possible, a minority government which has to go begging to other parties on every single policy is a fairly good option.

by IdiotSavant on Sat Oct 10th, 2009 at 05:41:20 PM EST
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