David Cunliffe made a sledge pledge in line with his party’s “Vote Positive” slogan.
The Sledge Pledge has been ignored, in what can only be a slight against David Cunliffe’s leadership.
Yesterday it was Grant Robertson getting nasty on John Key.
â€” Grant Robertson (@grantrobertson1) July 6, 2014
And today it is Clare Curran proving Labour remains the Nasty Party.
It seems Labour leader David Cunliffe’s “sledge pledge”, in which he promised a “positive” election campaign, hasn’t got through to Dunedin South MP Clare Curran.
Curran has branded rival MPsÂ nasty, homophobic and foul-mouthedÂ in an interview with a student newspaper.
The article was published onlineÂ on Sunday – as Cunliffe was delivering a keynote speech.
“This election campaign is not about dirty tricks or dodgy deals; smear campaigns and a personality cult,” Cunliffe told delegates, including Curran.
Later, he told reporters the public was fed up with political debate centred on personal attacks rather than policy.
“We want to run a clean, positive campaign.” Â Read more »