Has DPF lost his mojo?

Written By: - Date published: 11:00 am, September 11th, 2007 - 8 comments
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dpf-no-mojo-200.jpgI dropped into the National Party’s Kiwiblog again last week and I must say it looks like party insider David Farrar may well be losing his “mojo”.

I mean really? He’s been comparing Helen Clark’s policies to “gassing the Jews”? and running lines like: “the Government only thinks that if you question them you are evil, stupid or insane”? This is not the well crafted spin we expect from DPF, nor does it fit with the comment he made to our man Tane about Kiwiblog not being a sewer.

Add to that his paranoid ranting about people trying to steal his identity, his vociferous attacks on anyone questioning his spin, his stalking posters to his comments section and intimating threats about removing their anonymity. And just yesterday morning he’s calling for people to help him censor “objectionable” posts (one assumes “objectionable” wouldn’t include his gassing the Jews rant). The question has to be asked & is DPF losing it?

The answer seems to be yes. And, unsurprisingly, those with dissenting views have slowed their posting and, equally unsurprisingly, the number of people commenting on his posts now seems to be falling. I’d imagine it’s going to be pretty hard for him to continue to sell himself as an independent political commentator or “unofficial” propagator of National Party lines if he keeps this kind of behaviour up. And then what use will he be to the party? Not much, to be sure. Watch this space.

Oh, and I had another look at Kiwiblog this morning and found Farrar has been citing Matthew Hooten as a source. Funny thing is both of them are involved in National Party strategy and both of them have recently made Nazi references in relation to Labour. Perhaps this will be the party’s new campaign strategy? I can see it now: the “dancing brownshirts” advertisement. How can anyone take either of them seriously???

8 comments on “Has DPF lost his mojo?”

  1. LFC 1

    Man, DPF is gonna be pissed about this one. And on his birthday too – shame on you.

  2. JamesK 2

    Ha! Hilarious, but all too true. Farrar sure has gone off the deep end lately. A mid-life crisis, perhaps? Or just eight years on the opposition benches finally taking its toll? It sure must be a kick in the guts to see all those state-run schools and hospitals just sitting there unprivatised.

  3. TomS 3

    I just think the real born to rule sneering right winger comes out when they get ahead in the polls.

    Its why the righties are so angry all the time, they expect the world to be organised for people like them and get very frightened and angry when it isn’t.

  4. Robinson 4

    Man – the dude kicks me out for using the phrase “herr farrar” an then he starts throwing “Nazi” around – what a Stalinist! (heh)

  5. Williams JD 5

    While Farrar may have some more legitimate connection to the National Party through his polling company Curio, Hooton on the other hand is not liked by the Nats at all.

    Anyway, the sooner this evil bunch of losers is out of Cabinet and the corrodors of the Beehive the better. Staffers are leaving the boat in droves!

  6. Robert Owen 6

    Has any body else noticed that he isn’t objectifying women so much lately? It seems to have coincided with the Nats rise in the polls.

  7. Daveo 7

    Williams JD, I’m guessing you haven’t read the Hollow Men? And that you’re not aware Hooton’s PR company, Exceltium, is contracted to do work for the National Party? Hooton’s as much a National Party insider as David Farrar, and you know it.

  8. Harry 8

    Daveo, what is your basis for saying that Exceltium is contracted to work for National? Is this rumour or is there a public source for it? Thanks.

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