This quote is the best in one of Russell Brown’s best posts, like in forever.
Fenton never complained when Leitch was Clarkâ€™s handbag. Leitch, a businessman who built a large retail chain, should also not be mistaken for a class warrior. And mostly, at a time when Phil Goff continues to struggle not to suck all the charisma out of any room heâ€™s in, a Facebook blurt that puts the party on the wrong side of Warriors Fan No. 1 was spectacularly unhelpful to Labour. Idiotic comments at The Standard, only more so.
Such sentiments are widely â€“ if somewhat lazily â€“ accepted in the political blogosphere as proof of Labourâ€™s â€śarroganceâ€ť. But Labour doesnâ€™t have a lot to be arrogant about at the moment. What youâ€™re hearing there is grief, anger and frustration.