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GP candidates will fight Hunt at the ballot box

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On the level of social justice , I fully respect what you are doing. On the level of reality , politics is a dangerous game . Running a political campaign is expensive although I still believe certain values can never be bought by money. But money can create illusion(s) and can be used to run propaganda . These are two very important ingredients in politics . Belonging to a political party is a baggage and it poses a risk of losing your halo of morality and righteousness. Your every action will be closely watched by public but more seriously your financial 'sponsors'. It is so important to retain independence and not to be 'owned' by somebody or anybody . Of course , it is easy for a guy like me 'on the street' to criticise . Sun Yat Sen , father of modern China, was qualified in a medical college in Hong Kong but he gave up his medical career to pursue revolutionary politics . He wanted to 'save' even more people in the country. At the end , he had to give away his presidency to a warlord dictator as a political concession. And he also died relatively young unfortunately. In the TV series of Game of Thrones , Ned Stark and his son both died as they insisted with what they believed was code and honour , clearly did not understand the ugly side of politics. I might be a coward but I stand by my suggestion to Sarah Wollaston that she should resign from her party to preserve the halo on the top of her head ....... If you think this is pessimistic and discouraging , I am sorry........

Posted date

29 Oct 2014

Posted time

4:23pm

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