In a Kiwiblog post that seems to have been written by David mashing his fists against the keyboard, Farrar argues that Labour’s “week of headlines on blaming the Chinese for Auckland house prices has come to nought” (source).
By Morgan Godfery Some politicians seem to think that “data” exists in a privileged realm somewhere above politics and power relations. Data, according to Phil Twyford and others, enjoys the authority of objectivity.
On Saturday morning I was rung by a friend who is a huge political nerd. He is also right wing. He was excited.
Bernie Sanders is, on first blush, a grumpy old man with crazy white hair who’s constantly yelling numbers into microphones about income inequality. He’s been doing it for decades.
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.”
There are a group of people, we are told, that focus groups suggest, will not vote National.
A while back I asked the four Green Party co-leader aspirants what their favourite musical was.
Speech by Minister for Women, Louise Upston at the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Ms Upston has, at the time of writing, been conspicuously silent on the issue of unwanted attention and harassment by the Prime Minister.
Ah, yes. It’s just a bit of fun. Mucking around. A friendly gesture. How many times have we heard these old chestnuts when some bloke has been somehow inappropriate?
We’re doomed. Doomed to repeat the same bullshit over and over again.
If you’re not a liberal when you’re 20 you have no heart, if you’re not a conservative when you’re 30 you have no brain.
So that settles it, Winston is awesome at campaigning. Better than Joyce. And Joyce is supposedly awesome. So awesome > supposedly awesome.
So the title of this post is not my position, god no it isn’t.
So like the huge political nerd I am, I did a bit of fishing.
I’m a big defender of our media. I’ve copped some flak for it, but I think that on the whole our reporters do a reasonably good job