Roman Travers spoke with Dr Bryce Edwards, political analyst at Victoria University in Wellington, about the change of leadership in the National Party.
“This election is shaping up to be a fascinating one,” Dr Edwards says, as he mentions politics are competitive.
Simon Bridges was in trouble
Dr Edwards says, after just six months of leading the National Party.
National needed some sort of move, Dr Edwards explains to Peter that he saw it coming.
Describing Mullers’ performance as “solid” so far, Dr Edwards goes on to say
Todd Muller is more boring than Simon Bridges.
In the end, Dr Edwards explains, Bridges and Paula Bennett had “pushed the nation too far to the right.”
Listen to the full interview above.