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Daily Review 27/03/2017

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, March 27th, 2017 - 10 comments
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10 comments on “Daily Review 27/03/2017 ”

  1. JC 1

    Interesting piece that appeared online in the Southland Times Editorial today!

    Aware this was last weeks news https://thestandard.org.nz/oil-prospecting-on-the-shores-of-lake-te-anau/… but…

    “He can finally be open about what really went on. Or he can continue to marinate in either an abashed or an aggrieved silence.

    In which case a chunk of his resolutely pro-National electorate may be going into the election unimpressed to the extent that they decide this amounts to an employment matter after all. Between him and them.”

    http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/opinion/90728035/Unhelpful-Barclay-faces-fresh-reproach

    Seems this story may just not go away! And how that affects a “Blue Seat”
    remains to be seen…

    • JC 1.1

      Meant to add this link for context..

      Nothing to fear, nothing to hide

      Which seems relevant in light of other News! And the Key MO which has lost it’s magic

    • AsleepWhileWalking 1.2

      That’s sickening. There is a gut in the global oil supply and fracking companies are suffering – sad that this might be the thing that preserves this section of the country rather than our politicians.

    • McFlock 1.3

      Southland Times wrote that?

      Wow.

      • weka 1.3.1

        I was going to say it’s not surprising, they’ve been known to publish strong editorials, and Barclay is an upstart in a community that won’t take kindly to him fucking them around, but you are right, that is an impressive stance from the ST.

    • Antoine 1.4

      Barclay seems hopeless like most other recent Nat MPs and candidates

      • tc 1.4.1

        He does as told, that’s what the boag brigade do. Many longer term troughers were pushed aside for this lot. Hager showed how ugly that can get with blubber assisting Mitchell into Rodney.

        Except the other side of that coin can be incredibly thick individuals when left alone that will cause trouble.

        Jamie lee Ross comes to mind as does Barclay, Seymour and bridges who’s arrogance outweighs all other qualities to the point he’s left a trail as a minister that will not play well but he will not care such is his arrogance.

        • Antoine 1.4.1.1

          Seymour seems a quite different kettle of fish from the others you mention

        • gsays 1.4.1.2

          It makes me wonder who the other candidates standing in that electorate are?
          A chance for a conservative labour or green MP to dislodge this tobacco company spin doctor.

          Or are the people of this area happy to be represented by a fellow who secretly records long time, loyal staff members?

  2. Ric 2

    Check this link from the New York Times that mentions where the raid occurred.

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/world/asia/25afghan.html

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