Friday 23 Feb 2018 | 04:07 | SYDNEY
Friday 23 Feb 2018 | 04:07 | SYDNEY

Email of the day: The small ally's burden



19 March 2008 10:44

Yesterday I had a whinge about American pollsters' imperfect knowledge of Australia. Today we received a very helpful response from across the ditch: Kiwi Paul Cotton recommends a tried-and-tested approach for small countries who believe they're being ignored by their larger allies:

Michael may well have forgotten that after the first Lowy poll in which New Zealand topped the popularity list we were dropped off the list the following year. One gets used to this sort of thing as long as the sun is shining.

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