Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr has seemingly lived a very sheltered life. I say that as he was quoted in the media saying “there’s nothing more distressing than seeing a café serving hot coffee beside a bank whose ATM doesn’t work…”.
The constant silly use of the word “Window” to convey a limited time period reached its peak absurdity last week in The Guardian. This was in an article about a missing woman which has gripped the British media, primarily with attacks on the police because of their unnecessary revelations about the woman’s personal troubles. It even drew the Prime Minister’s comments.
MORE SUB-EDITING BLUNDERS
A Stuff site heading refers to “Chris Hipkins’ tax blunder…”. It’s unbelievable.
LUKE MALPASS’S MEA CULPA
Stuff’s Political Editor Luke Malpass interviewed Christopher Luxon last week. He quoted Luxon saying to him, “the crime and looting in cyclone-hit areas is a pretty low-life, scumbag thing to do. The reality is YOU are taking advantage of Kiwis at their most vulnerable”.
A POLITICAL AGENDA FOR NEW ZEALAND
If I was a current Opposition Party Leader, below are some of the policies I’d initially announce to get the ball rolling.