The Malta Independent 25 July 2017, Tuesday

Editor's Blog

Joseph wanted Helena but got Chris

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 09:24 Last update: about 6 days ago Stephen Calleja

Even the best of machines can fail. It was clear that Joseph Muscat and his entourage wanted Helena Dalli to become Labour’s deputy leader for parliamentary affairs, which would have...

New PN leader should be a woman

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 09:30 Last update: about 19 days ago Stephen Calleja

The new Nationalist Party leader should be a woman. The Labour Party has historically always been ahead of the PN in this regard. It was under a Labour government that women were granted the...

How Busuttil was misled

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 09:10 Last update: about 2 months ago Stephen Calleja

My hunch is that Simon Busuttil was misled into believing that the Nationalist Party could win the election. If this is so, there could be two reasons for it. The deception could have been...

PN leader – Marlene? Why not Briguglio?

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:01 Last update: about 2 months ago Stephen Calleja

It’s more of a provocation than a suggestion. But it is one way of showing how the Nationalist Party is at its lowest ebb in history, even lower than the post-2013 election. What happened...

Random thoughts at the counting hall

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 08:00 Last update: about 2 months ago Stephen Calleja

1) Winston Churchill once said that the best argument against democracy is a conversation with an average voter. He was right. He was absolutely right. There are too many...

A challenge to Konrad and Keith

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:00 Last update: about 2 months ago Stephen Calleja

Less than 60 hours remain till the end of the election campaign. Mizzi and Schembri were the new faces of Labour before the 2013 election. Labour was promising heaven on earth at the time, and...

A vote for AD is a vote for Labour

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 10:13 Last update: about 3 months ago Stephen Calleja

Imagine this scenario. The Labour Party obtains 150,000 votes, the Nationalist Party and Partit Demokratiku together get 145,000 votes, and Alternattiva Demokratika gets 6,000 votes (last time...

Prime Minister, my children are not yours

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 08:55 Last update: about 4 months ago Stephen Calleja

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat chose a very unfortunate phrase in the Labour Party’s first mass meeting of the election campaign in Zabbar on Sunday....

Pizza Egrant

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 09:46 Last update: about 4 months ago Stephen Calleja

If I owned a pizzeria I would change the name of some of the pizzas available on the menu. A Margherita, a Capricciosa and a Quattro Stagioni would be replaced by an Egrant, a Pilatus and a Panama....

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