This is ground control to Major Don, you’ve really made the grade
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare
If I was a member of the ACT Board, I would be asking why are all these National Party members trying to take over ACT.
This is major Don to ground control, I’m stepping through the door
And I’m floating in a most peculiar way
Don Brash and John Banks are both members of National. The rumoured financial backer is not a member of ACT as far as I know.
And the stars look very different today
Not exactly a deep devotion to ACT then. I won’t join your party unless you agree in advance to make me leader, and if you don’t I will set up my own party.
Here am I floatin’ ’round my tin can far above the world
Planet Earth is blue and there’s nothing I can do…
Can you imagine if ACT get 3% but loses Epsom and a Brash led party gets 4%.
Ground control to Major Don, your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong.
Somehow, I think I prefer the original: