Posts Tagged ‘making a pillock of oneself’

Polity: Trevett wrong on polls

Written By: - Date published: 6:13 pm, May 11th, 2014 - 32 comments

The activists and very often the geeks of the local political system hang around blogs. They crunch numbers and sample opinions. Like Rob at Polity, we’re always kind of amazed when we read the type of misinformation and outright bullshit that Claire Trevett wrote this weekend about internal polling inside parties. That the subsequent events virtually never seem to back up the claims of the gullible political press gallery people who make them, also never seems to get them to realize that they have been suckered again for political advantage. They must just like biting the hooks.

An empty shell

Written By: - Date published: 10:42 am, March 5th, 2009 - 28 comments

Question Time yesterday was extraordinary. There’s too much to quote it all: ministers attacking ACC, refusing to back the minimum wage for all workers, ministers calling their quotes in the Herald lies. But this topped it off. Hon Phil Goff: What is the current status of the New Zealand Skills Strategy developed by Business New […]

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