One of Labour’s more alarming policies has been released this week, but the MSM’s obsession with the Clown Dot Con show has largely seen it slip under the radar.
TVNZ carried a cheap shot from David Cunliffe on Monday night complaining about the potential takeover of Fisher and Paykel by Haier.
Fisher and Paykel is a private company with shareholders who’ve exercised their choice to invest, in the hope that those shares will increase in value. If they can sell at a profit to Haier, then that is the way it works.
On Newstalk ZB Larry Williams was also curious about what Labour would actually do to stop the sale.
Cunliffe explained that Labour has a policy to give a Government Minister the discretion to kill deals they did not like.
This is bizarre and alarming policy.
In one breath Cunliffe claims Labour respects private property rights, and in the next he says a Labour Government would inject itself as the arbiter of private business transactions.
Instead of falling over themselves to suck up to Clown Dot Con, perhaps some real journalist might care to properly examine this frightening new Labour policy.