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Samizdata quote of the day

To hire an opinion pollster as a strategist is to put a spinning weathervane where a compass needle ought to be

Fraser Nelson in the Telegraph.

Now where did I see the leader of this dismal crew described as a weathervane before back in 2007?

2 comments to Samizdata quote of the day

  • Regional

    In Boganstan Labor appoint committees to formulate policies because they’re basically clueless about everything so when the turkey doesn’t fly they can duckshove responsibility.

  • Perry Metzger

    One of his opponents in the primaries (Jon Huntsman) called Mitt Romney a “well-oiled weathervane”. Sadly, this was an accurate assessment. Even more sadly, there are not many politicians about whom this cannot be said.