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In the Times today

According to PN local councillor Mark Anthony Sammut, the PN can only reunite if it inspires such a common vision and aim for the next five years.

“It is not enough to speak of loyalty in a vacuum... it is loyalty to principles and a political direction which ultimately counts.”

The PN must fight off the temptation of doing like Labour and promise everything to everyone, explaining the reasons and arguments behind hard decisions, even at the cost of being unpopular. Though that might lead to short-term loss, it would gain more on the long-term.

“The experience of neighbouring countries is showing us how unsustainability eventually leads to a country’s collapse.”

The PN must also “weed out” those elements for whom their own interests come before those of the country and who lack a basic sense of ethics and decency, to avoid a repetition of the tragic-comedy recently witnessed in Parliament, he said.
 

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20120709/local/How-to-reunite-the-Nationalist-Party.427741


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