Posts Tagged ‘attack politics’

Nats’ attack on Ardern – Day 3

Written By: - Date published: 9:51 am, March 18th, 2017 - 68 comments

They were still digging themselves deeper yesterday. The latest attack tells us more about National than it does about Ardern.

Nats’ attack on Ardern backfires

Written By: - Date published: 7:04 am, March 17th, 2017 - 34 comments

National’s nasty, obvious, hamfisted attack on Jacinda Ardern has backfired on them big time.

“All show and no substance”

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, March 16th, 2017 - 145 comments

The attack on Ardern as “all show and no substance” is a curious one for a party that was led for so many years by John Key.

Racist campaigns and attack ads

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, March 10th, 2017 - 32 comments

A couple of racist groups seem to be hawking their wares recently. Unfortunately this may herald the start of a dirty election, dragged down by well funded and unaccountable pressure groups.

Nanaia Mahuta: “I refuse to engage in the politics of desperation”

Written By: - Date published: 12:00 pm, August 30th, 2016 - 108 comments

The MP for Hauraki-Waikato has responded strongly to the latest jibes coming from the Māori Party.

Rashbrooke on inequality

Written By: - Date published: 9:40 am, November 24th, 2015 - 22 comments

Max Rashbrooke has another excellent piece in The Guardian, on inequality and on the ways he has been attacked for his writings on this issue.

Edwards on politics and the media

Written By: - Date published: 9:36 am, June 20th, 2015 - 21 comments

It won’t come as a surprise to any Standardista, but it’s good to see Brent Edwards being up front about some of the systemic problems in politics and the media.

Attack on Unite

Written By: - Date published: 9:38 am, April 17th, 2015 - 48 comments

“Unite Union’s office robbed, trashed”. WTF?

The line on Little…

Written By: - Date published: 8:49 am, December 15th, 2014 - 154 comments

The Nats have finished focus-grouping their attack line on Andrew Little and are moving in to deployment. As narrated by Twitter this morning…

What will Kim Dotcom do next?

Written By: - Date published: 9:34 am, September 27th, 2014 - 173 comments

Nice to see one Journalist speaking up about National’s vicious personal attacks on Kim Dotcom. What will Dotcom do next? My guess is that he will stay out of NZ politics from now on.

National’s new strategy

Written By: - Date published: 2:56 pm, July 22nd, 2012 - 57 comments

National have decided to lower the tone and just attack attack attack Labour and the Greens. They know they’re going down, and they’re trying to take the left down with them. It’s nasty, it’s negative and it will do our whole political system no good.

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