Wednesday, February 18, 2004

The New Zealand political spectrum

DeepRed has compiled political compass scores for NZ's political leaders:

This was done before the Orewa Rotary Club speech.

I would have picked Jim Anderton as Righter than that, and Don Brash as a bit more Libertarian (though his social views get a lot less exposure than his economic ones). Helen's progressive social agenda obviously influences her Libertarian score; it would be interesting to compare her with someone like (say) Phil Goff, who is seemingly less progressive.