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Is it just me…

Written By: - Date published: 6:49 pm, January 31st, 2012 - 21 comments
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…or is National’s “Ethnic Team” so tokinist it’s kinda racist in its own right?

I mean it’s not like there’s a facebook group for National’s Old White Men Team.

Oh wait, there is.

Hattip: Alex

21 comments on “Is it just me… ”

  1. Lanthanide 1

    So we have rugby teams, cricket teams, netball teams etc. Is ‘Ethnic’ a sport too?

  2. Yep the nationalmps.co.nz website is a joy to behold and the source of hours of fun as you get to peer into the murky bewildered totally insensitive waste of space that is a National Backbencher brain.

    It makes redalert look cutting edge and highly sophisticated in comparison … 

  3. Hami Shearlie 3

    Looks a bit like Del-Boy’s “Trotter’s Ethnic Tours”!!!

  4. randal 4

    looks more like a collection of lightwieghts, dingbats and drongos.
    or is that some kind of yet to be decided slur on lightweights, dingbats and drongos.
    no wait there is more.
    its a representative assembly of a cross section of the nashnil gubmint.
    something like anti-matter.

  5. the sprout 5

    i cant believe national and labour still use the term ‘ethnic’ to describe what exactly, non-whites? do white new zealanders have ethnicity or is it just something nie blankes have? it reminds me of the mindset that only ‘foreigners’ have accents.

  6. happynz 6

    ‘Ethnic Team’? How completely excruciatingly cringeworthy.

  7. Eduardo Kawak 7

    Looks like NZ’s version of The Office. Wonder if the Ethnic team attends the Christmas party?

    • Craig Glen Eden 7.1

      Attend it, Oh yes they get to organize it, but only if they have nodded their heads in support to his wise cracks in the house and said on a daily basis John Key our leader I love you before all others.

  8. Peter Marshall 8

    Shit, there are more people in that photo than shelia’s working on the docks at POAL.

  9. randal 9

    how do you know that?

  10. fabregas4 10

    “There was a Chinese Lady,a Maori and an Indian sitting in a bar” – up to you now….

    • Hami Shearlie 10.1

      They were talking and the Maori Lady flashed her over-whitened teeth and gushed, “John Key’s a rockstar”! The bobble-headed Korean Lady nodded wildly and said, “He’s welcome in Mt Albert anytime, but not those criminals who drive in here from South Auckland. The Indian man nodded till his turban nearly dropped off! Then he said, “I am totally innocent of all the crimes I have been accused of, my questionable dealings have been so easy to cover up – I just hide them all in my turban!!!” They all nodded very sagely(ethnic people love herbs(the group) and spices), and then slowly melted into the street outside, buying “I love John-John” t-shirts being sold at a little key-babe stall that had just been erected outside, where the Mad Butcher was plaiting sausages into leis which were to adorn John-John and trusty sidekick Sam Lotsa -Ego the next day at the Samoan Greasy Pig Parade! Steve ‘n Joyce won first prize for the greasiest porkies, but Gerry ran away with said porkies and was never seen again. Oh, if only!

  11. tc 11

    Just 3 of the many stooges……..did Georgina step down at the election or is she not considered the right profile. Jamie less Ross should be there to represent the village idiot ethnic group.

  12. randal 12

    do you mean the binky gang?

  13. millsy 13

    National don’t care about the colour of a persons skin any more.

    Its the amount of cash in your bank account that matters. And Ms Lee, Ms Parata, and Mr Bakshi have plenty of it.

  14. Richard 14

    Where is Pansy? Oh that’s right. Ssshh

  15. alex 15

    woah, never had a hattip before, whats the correct protocol in response?

  16. mac1 16

    Soft shoe shuffle with cane and white gloves.

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