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IDIOTIC ADVERTISING

In my local newspaper a funeral director runs a half page advertisement with a single large type message. That is, “IS DEALING WITH A LOCALLY OWNED FUNERAL HOME IMPORTANT TO YOU?”

WAITANGI DAY REALISM

If Waitangi Day truly carried the significance for New Zealanders as the media presents it, instead of its reality, namely another paid holiday off work, then it would manifest itself accordingly with celebrations across the land. It does not. Instead a bunch of victims who by dint of their political career ambitions, feel obliged to turn up at Waitangi. There they adopt day long funereal expressions and walk very slowly behind fat people on to the marae where then are accosted by fat semi-naked men waving spears in their faces and poking their tongues out at them.

THE DOOMED GOVERNMENT

As I’ve frequently written before, ignore political polls. Their format simply no longer works, not just here but everywhere. They’ve been wrong for a decade now in 70% of elections and often dramatically astray.

ANOTHER SPLENDID TREMAIN CARTOON

ANONYMOUS THREATS

Last Tuesday week a non-descript politics lecturer Chris Wilson joined in the nonsense being written about the pressure on Jacinda through social media abuse and death threats. Specifically, he claimed in the Herald it was massively higher than other prominent political figures copped.