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Is voting for the “lesser evil” a reasonable option?

February 27, 2008 by


This is a question several thousand people will be asking themselves at the moment: and it will be the determining factor on March 8th. If Malta were simply a business venture, my hunch is that the Nationalist Party would cruise through to another  deserved victory for being a “very good” rather than a “less bad” option. But […]

Terinati u bluhat oħra (Updated)

February 6, 2008 by


Fausto Majjistral jafha sew l-istorja u ma tmerihx malajr. Kiteb dwar il-ġrajja ta’ Ettore Bono, imlaqqam Terinu li, imqabbad min-Nazzjonalisti taż-żmien, ħalef li ra ‘l Strickland liebes ta’ mażun, u l-affidavit tiegħu nxtered mal-Belt fuq karti volanti eżatt lejlet l-elezzjoni. Minnu, Strickland xorta tela’ u ma effettwatux il-biċċa, imma minn dakinhar ‘il quddiem, il-PN beda […]

Bang! Bang! They Vote Him Down

February 6, 2008 by


Cometh the election, cometh the hunter. What has finally become an endangered species of its own right still numbers 17,816 voters of its own. Or at least that is what the Hunter’s Federation claimed today. Now we do get the feeling that public interest in the number of hunters is mostly based on the hope […]

Fear and Loathing in Hamrun

February 5, 2008 by


Emotions are running high down at Mile End, Hamrun. Labour folk are in superb spirits. That marathon man of European politics, Alfred Sant, made yet another remarkable comeback and was given a hero’s welcome by the ecstatic crowd over at the glass house., that unseemly mix of fawning propaganda and tits and bum gossip […]