Posts Tagged ‘parseltongue’

Fence-sitting on the Farming Show

Written By: - Date published: 2:35 pm, October 12th, 2007 - 16 comments

More parseltongue from Key, this time on the Farming Show yesterday. It’s just getting tiring to listen to. Put Bill on, at least he can sometimes give a straight answer – even if by doing so he can only attract 20% of the vote. PRESENTER: If you get the Treasury benches, have you crunched the […]

National: The market will set doctors’ fees

Written By: - Date published: 11:49 am, September 27th, 2007 - 3 comments

There’s been a bit of debate on The Standard about what National actually stands for. Up until now there have been those who have bought the Nats’ “moderate” rebranding. Yesterday though, Key and Ryall let the cat out of the bag. They haven’t changed at all. They’re the same old National Party. In what marks […]

Mr Forgetful

Written By: - Date published: 12:40 am, September 27th, 2007 - 2 comments

First it was forgeting his view on the Springbok Tour (turned out he was “quietly pro”), then it was his place of residence for electoral purposes (the jury’s still out on that one), and now it’s the details of his health policy. The National Party and John Key today released a 45 page health policy […]

A candle in the wind

Written By: - Date published: 2:11 pm, September 13th, 2007 - 6 comments

He’s been thieving her policies and now he’s thieving her words. When will John Key say something original? Colin Espiner notes that while for days, Key has been baying for O’Connor’s blood, yesterday on Breakfast Key did an abrupt about-face. As if to signal what a massive change of direction it was, he even stole […]

Snake oil

Written By: - Date published: 7:13 pm, September 1st, 2007 - 1 comment

National: policy free zone

Written By: - Date published: 1:51 pm, August 29th, 2007 - Comments Off on National: policy free zone

From Morning Report (full audio) earlier today: Sean Plunket: Final question when do we get to see your party’s ah local government policy? John Key: Well we’ve, we’ve already ah, you know, made quite a lot of things clear. We’re going to release um a local government discussion document at some point but in the, […]

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