Posts Tagged ‘nasty’

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.

Key’s rapists attack a dead cat that keeps biting

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, November 23rd, 2015 - 27 comments

Was Key’s bizarre rant in Parliament – accusing Labour of supporting rapists and murderers – a deliberate “dead cat” strategy? If so then it has backfired badly. Still in the headlines 2 weeks later, and probably costing him in the polls.

Nastiest election ever?

Written By: - Date published: 8:06 am, September 17th, 2014 - 79 comments

Is this the nastiest election ever? The wit and wisdom of Twitter on this and other matters…

Nasty negative Nats

Written By: - Date published: 10:02 am, September 3rd, 2014 - 20 comments

Disgraced ex minister Collins calls Cunliffe a moron. Another John Ansell negative billboard campaign coming. The Nats are nasty as well as dirty. If only there was some positive alternative…

Nats’ education plans make sense after all

Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, August 11th, 2012 - 33 comments

How to explain National’s blatant inconsistency in not requiring national standards for charter schools? After further reflection, I think it makes sense after all…

The nasty government

Written By: - Date published: 12:07 pm, July 26th, 2012 - 21 comments

National is threatening to veto a Labour bill to extend paid parental leave, claiming it costs too much. At the same time, they’re trying to defend writing a blank cheque for looters’ bonuses. And they’re getting nasty about it. Maggie Barry attacked Jacinda Ardern for not having children yet while John Key had a hissy fit at anyone who questioned his looters’ bonuses.

The mask slips

Written By: - Date published: 10:34 am, October 7th, 2011 - 80 comments

Here is Key making the throat-cutting gesture to Labour after a man tried to jump into the Debating Chamber. He displays a total lack of concern for the man and anyone else. Key to Labour: “you should be ashamed of yourselves”. King: “What! What? we should be ashamed of ourselves?!”. Key makes gesture. King, Chadwick, “you scumbag”.

A PM but not a leader

Written By: - Date published: 7:27 am, October 6th, 2011 - 123 comments

In the last few days Key has refused to accept responsibility for NZ’s credit downgrades, stated that he is “not concerned in the slightest” about his possible breach of electoral law, and used an unfortunate incident in Parliament to launch an ugly attack on Labour.  John Key is no leader.

Opportunist

Written By: - Date published: 4:37 pm, October 5th, 2011 - 244 comments

A man tried to jump into the Parliamentary Chamber today at the end of question time. Yelling something about WINZ, Paula Bennett and John Key, he was caught at the last moment by guards. I have a feeling there’s a sad story behind that. Just as sad was Key screeching “you should be ashamed of yourself, that’s down to you guys” to Labour as the man dangled, before the DPS hustled him out.

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