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Casualty of Dirty Politics?

Written By: - Date published: 1:57 pm, August 18th, 2014 - 43 comments
Categories: election 2014, Politics - Tags: , , , ,

Jordan Williams may have problem that may be contributing to his current foul mood. He has been on the gallery for Franks & Oglivie a Wellington law firm for some time. The Wayback machine has him on the gallery page in March 2012

I looked at the gallery today. He no longer has a card on the page (but still features in the heading photo). Looking back in the google cache as a “Consultant”, it appears that he was still on the page on the Tuesday 12th of August at 10pm NZST.

Jordan Williams - consultant

Now he has gone. Is it just from the page or is from the firm?

Now it could be that he has moved up into the world. Sometime over the last year he shifted to being “Solicitor (part-time)” when he got involved in the “The Taxpayers Union” with David Farrar and others.

This is a “non-partisan” organisation that features extensively in “Dirty Politics” as being deliberately set up National/Act front organisation for pushing the right messages. These appear to have been that are well paying and could use some dodgy statistics to “prove” their case like the tobacco lobby.

It also seems to have been on most media organisations favourite tickle file for “comment” over the last year despite the organisations obvious biases. But I guess that the news media aren’t that picky. After all they loved the equally paid for messages from the corrupt cesspool of the Whaleoil blog.

However it does seem interesting that he disappeared from the Franks & Oglivie website within days of being featured so extensively in “Dirty Politics”. You have to wonder if one of the partners needed a good clean up after reading what he had been been expressing outside of work.

After reading the quotes by Jordan Williams and and his disgusting sociopathic fellows, I know I felt like I needed some way to get clean. It appears that Danyl McLaughlin and Andrew Geddis feel the same. I suspect that any decent person would as well.


43 comments on “Casualty of Dirty Politics? ”

  1. Tom Jackson 1

    He threatened Helen Kelly over Twitter.Perhaps he’s gone over that.

    Worthless little toad.

    • Dumbrse 1.1

      She is isn’t she.

      • marty mars 1.1.1

        Yep she is a kiwi hero and williams and you are the opposite but don’t worry your poster boy key is even worse – he’s down their with collins. It is all over for many of the dags hanging onto the bottom of the gnats – all over, bye bye…

      • One Anonymous Bloke 1.1.2

        Looks like Tom struck a nerve 😆

        I especially enjoyed the way Jumped-Up-Jordan was reduced to packing a Libertarian howly-bag this morning. Don’t worry little Jordy, your time in the colon will soon be over.

      • Adele 1.1.3

        Kiaora dumbrse,

        Could you elaborate on your remark please? What is your point exactly?

        [lprent: I’m sure that comment could be classed as bullying. You do realise that thinking pains him? 😈 ]

  2. But no conspiracies here! 😆

  3. Chris 3

    A good thing Williams is on the end of the photo. They could save a bit of dough by just slicing him off.

  4. disturbed 4

    Couldn’t happen to a nicer clique.

  5. One Anonymous Bloke 5

    Right, so now he’s been found out they’ve suddenly realised he’s poison? Bollocks. This is damage control.

  6. Enough is Enough 6

    Now that scum like this has been exposed Williams will struggle to ever get a job in New Zealand again. Ha fucking hard you despicable creep.

    Jordan is the first of many heads who will roll over this. I am fairly certain the smoking gun linking Key to all of this will be revealed on 13 September By KDC which will give Key one week to resign and piss off for ever.

    Steven Joyce must be smiling right now. This almighty cluster fuck is playing directly into his factions arms. The civil war is in full swing and the gloves are off.

    • Anne 6.1

      I don’t think he will be appearing on The Panel again. So that’s the end of the Bribometer?

    • Once Was Tim 6.2

      Cam is busy looking at ‘opportunities’ for him offshore no doubt.
      Something will turn up no doubt.

      The thing that amuses me most about all these masters of the Universe (that’s aside from their egos, mysogeny and arrogance) is their ability (as grubby little woks) to call kettles black.

      And as and IF they want to continue to draw in the seedy (involving prostitutes and others experiencing their ‘pleasure’ – i.e. as they see it), they really should get out a bit more and indulge in the wider cohort of the profession. They seem to have limited themselves to merely those that have benefited.

  7. appleboy 7

    I think we need a high profile expose on this creep – highlighting his statement that the “tax payers Union” is “non partisan” and his true utterances.

    Shine a light on these nasty people I say and let people amke up their own minds just what sort of creep he is.

    I know Cathy Odgers is loving the attention – all her work colleagues in her Hong Kong law firm have received links via email of her actions as reported in the NZ media , just in case they missed it or she hadn’t mentioned it.

    Next on the list should be Williams – perhaps we lobby all people who give a mouth piece to the vile piece of work, like RNZ, really should he really be on Jim Mora’s panel?

  8. Tracey 8

    is anyone writing complaints to the law society…. former deputy one ms j collins

  9. One Anonymous Bloke 9

    Spotted this at Public Address:

    The second(?) corporate chicken has come home to roost. More casualties to follow…

    • yeshe 9.1

      excellent … and so much more to come …

    • felix 9.2

      It’s always been hard to escape the sense that most of the commenters at Waaaaaah!!lol were just 4 or 5 dickheads congratulating each other under different handles.

  10. tricledrown 10

    Key must step down and take all with him to clean up Toxic mess he has caused

  11. wyndham 11

    And the co-founder of Taxpayers Union ? Why, one David Farrar.

    • tricledrown 11.1

      Jim Mora needs to go as well letting Franks get free advertising on his show franks kept gushing and gushing about Williams on Moras show sickening

  12. philj 12

    RNZ and TVNZ also have some serious questions not to be asked!
    A good enema is required at both ‘National’ Broadcasters. Can’t wait till September!

  13. Mike the Savage One 13

    It may have been some time last week, or the week before, where Jordan Williams was once again on Jim Mora’s panel on RNZ National.

    There he stated that he had given up his career as lawyer, and was going to commit himself full-time to his “NZ Taxpayer Union”, in which David Farrar is also heavily involved.

    So perhaps with election time nearing, JW realised he better put in all efforts to promote ACT and National friendly ideas and policy, through that Taxpayers Union.

    It is worrying indeed, how Radio NZ and other media take this man so serious, and give him airtime to give “advice” on tax and other matters.

  14. jingyang 14

    Hmm, this is rather interesting I must say. Given that Stephen Franks of ‘Franks and Ogilvy’ is an ex-ACT list MP (1999-2005) I’d say this looks more like simple damage control by distancing themselves from Williams. No doubt he’ll pop up again like a bad smell after the election. Perhaps you could revisit the Franks and Ogilvy website on Sept 22 Lprent? :p)

  15. Lloyd 15

    Now that the boil of dirty politics from the top floor of the beehive has been publicly exposed in an undeniable fashion (and not a left-wing conspiracy fantasy, John) we can expect the rest of the election campaign to be cleaner, surely. A lancing of the boil must surely follow.

    The Herald’s headline this morning that “the race will get grubbier” is right-wing spin after the past grubbiness of the PM’s slimy mates has been exposed. Wouldn’t the headline be more correct if it said “it can’t get grubbier than this” ? The Herald could start backing a healthier party as likely winners of the next election. It might change the paper’s attitude towards the mess generated by the 9th floor team in the beehive.

    • tc 15.1

      Granny is part of the problem not the solution Lloyd.

      Circulations declining and like an old dog she knows the days are numbered so she’ll not be for any new tricks.

  16. BLiP 16

    Interesting comments by Jordan Williams on National Radio’s “The Panel” just hours before Nicky Hager’s book “Dirty Politics” was released. Williams leads off with what has become National Ltd™’s actual response; personal attacks and injecting a narrative concerning “privacy breaches” and “stolen emails” not saying what they actually say. I’ve tweaked it a little bit but Williams goes on to comment . . .

    . . . if [“Dirty Politics”] is just another political book based on stolen emails then, I’d argue, it doesn’t do the same public service […] the emails in the “Hollow Men” book were, many of them were taken out of context, it framed what a very normal political operation that a political leader wouldn’t ask their staff about, their presentation, their self-marketing, well, I mean that’s normal in any major political party and I think it [“The Hollow Men”] was a very effectively spun book but there wasn’t really much substance or concern in it.

    . . . how very prescient for such a dipstick. Unless, of course, Slater and crew were shitting their pants suspecting what was coming and had prepared tactics just in case. Curiouser and curiouser.

  17. Johns 17

    Jordan Williams made his name by unsuccessfully leading the campaign to ditch MMP. He correctly predicted that the National led government would not make the improvements that the public and the Electoral Commission wanted. Do you think he knew ahead of time about the intentions of the government? After all the referendum was staged in the hope that the public would vote it out, right?

    Not sure about Jordan Williams and the panel. Jim Mora asked Jordan what he thought the Nicky Hager book would be about on the day of the launch. Jordan said he thought it might be about spying or something … not involving himself of course

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