Seen the coverage of Goff’s visit to McGehan Close? So negative. Portrays it as cynical politics. Yet when Key visited in 2008, the coverage was fawning over the ‘kompassionate konservative’. What’s wrong with Goff going along to the place, it’s in his own electorate, and showing Key’s broken his promises? Nothing. Governments should be held to account.
At least the people aren’t fooled. Nearly all said they would vote Labour. Even the ones who feel for smile and wave last time. In fact, not a single mention of any of the people Goff spoke to being happy with the government. Course, we didn’t see that angle foregrounded. No, just kneejerk anti-Goff stuff.