Slash & sell … then crash

Written By: - Date published: 10:55 am, January 27th, 2011 - 6 comments
Categories: john key, obama, privatisation, public services - Tags:

Ironically, the best response to Key’s ‘slash and sell’ agenda came from Obama, whose spotlight Key is always trying to share: “Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may feel like you’re flying high at first, but it won’t take long before you’ll feel the impact.”

6 comments on “Slash & sell … then crash”

  1. happynz 1

    That’s pretty good. The Labour Party needs writers like the ones that Obama has.

    • Colonial Viper 1.1

      Quite right happynz, the NZ Left could do with much better framing and messaging. Hmmmm and more courageous ideas as well.

      Slash-Sell-Crash: the only Plan the National Party has.

      • Jim Nald 1.1.1

        Very sadly, John Key and mates slash, sell, parachute off, let the people crash, then they buy the country at fire sale prices, and/or further their control.

  2. Deadly_NZ 2

    Oh look Shonky got his Photo op with Obama. Or was this photo shopped to make him look good.

    • Blighty 2.1

      doesn’t look like Obama’s enjoying himself.

      • M 2.1.1

        Blighty the body language would suggest that Obama is trying to get away from Key as quickly as possible, as in, “Yeah, I shook the arseholes hand please hurry and get me some hand sanitiser.”

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