Posts Tagged ‘karma’

National paying the price for cannibalising the political right

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, September 26th, 2017 - 27 comments

National have maintained their own vote but killed off all their political friends. Which is why their only route to power is now in the hands of an enemy, and why that enemy should be very wary of hitching his wagon to their fading star.

Tough couple of weeks for Key

Written By: - Date published: 7:33 am, March 28th, 2016 - 79 comments

Almost enough to make me feel sorry for the man.

PM should get over Waitangi problems

Written By: - Date published: 9:33 am, February 5th, 2016 - 111 comments

From the archives.

Predictable collapse in TV3 numbers

Written By: - Date published: 4:47 pm, June 8th, 2015 - 73 comments

“Prime News outrates TV3 as audience numbers halve”

Catching up with Key

Written By: - Date published: 8:36 am, March 14th, 2015 - 140 comments

You can only bungle and lie for so long before people get sick of it. Seems like it’s all starting to catch up with Key at last.

Key calling in police over tea tape

Written By: - Date published: 4:31 pm, November 14th, 2011 - 101 comments

Key says he’s “not bothered in the slightest about the tape”, but he’s laying a complaint with the police.  Meanwhile the contents of the tape are being described as “potentially game-changing”…

National’s ETS chickens home to roost

Written By: - Date published: 8:24 am, May 27th, 2010 - 21 comments

National is under extraordinary pressure on its ETS, and it seems to be starting to panic. While I can commend them for sticking to their guns (better a gutted ETS than none at all), I don’t have any sympathy over the backlash they are facing. They bought it on themselves.

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