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What a dick

Written By: - Date published: 7:54 am, August 10th, 2013 - 127 comments

The stupidity of Phil Goff’s misogynist taunting of Chris Finlayson has been compounded by his refusal to apologise.

Foolish games

Written By: - Date published: 8:37 pm, January 31st, 2013 - 107 comments

As I indicated would happen in my post this morning on the Labour reshuffle, Mallard made a run for speaker today.* He and the Labour leadership tried to keep the fact he was running secret right to the last moment. Why not run an honest, open campaign? Because a vote on speaker can only be made by MPs physically present in the chamber. No proxies. Let me explain.

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