Key to this, and fully in line with the PN’s tradition, would be a vision of a caring society, addressing those ignored by Muscatian trickle down economics. This is the PL’s soft underbelly, as the workers party has mutated into a party of oligarchs and speculators. If the PL emphasises money, the PN must emphasise people.
Labour activists have to realise that this is not about PL and PN. It is not about bringing PL down. It’s about the corrupt and the criminal versus those who do not want to be governed by the corrupt and the criminal and those who do not stand up to them. It’s about integrity and justice.
Muscat has overseen Malta’s transformation into a haven and a heaven for criminals and money launderers. His tenure has been characterised by an unprecedented, incessant stream of corruption scandals.
Mizzi has no reason to stand tall. He has every reason to hang his head in shame.
In our new normal, identity outranks and eclipses solid arguments, proven or provable facts are eviscerated and invalidated, alternative facts (lies) are manufactured, offered and consumed without question, and we have become perfectly happy to believe lies and base our lives on them.