It is all over bar the shouting, and no doubt the shouting will continue, down the dusty halls and corridors of
Now begins the alliance between the reds and the greens, that is until the time when the party partisans return to the streets to battle for votes in the next general and assembly elections.
By then Welsh politics will have moved on, and I see a very different complexion emerging from that which has typified the party politics of the past. Welsh Labour is undergoing a transition which in my mind is unstoppable and by 2011
It is unusual and unique, and without the dragon it would be quite mediocre.
The protagonists of devolution ignored this salient symbol. The dragon has stirred, and once aroused becomes rampant. The myths of old have been created as a lesson and a warning, and in this case the warning is that dragons are not merely pretty embellishments. Consider the flag : the dragon is RED, the ground is GREEN and the WHITE symbolises purity and peace. There is more to it than meets the eye. In the morning I am off to Pontrhydfendigaid to see what 07/07/07 has in store.
Addendum : some bloggers are totally misconstruing some of my remarks and are obviously displaying a lack of understanding regarding the dynamics of the new political vision. ;-(
Needless to say, they are posting anonymously.