Well, I wrote that I wanted Andrew Little to stand and win the leadership, the first part has come true.
The proven two time loser in New Plymouth and scum List Mp, Andrew Little, has put his name in the hat for the worst job in New Zealand politics…that of Labour leader.
Labour leadership hopeful Andrew Little would be the first List MP to lead the Labour Party if he is successful in his bid as leader, but says that is not necessarily damaging to his chances.
Mr Little is the last into Parliament on Labour’s List and has now been beaten twice in the New Plymouth seat by National’s Jonathan Young, who increased his majority from 4,000 to 10,000 this election.
Mr Little conceded that was not a good look but the seat had swung to National long ago back in the 1990s. “I beat myself up for a period about that. I’ve kind of got past it. We’ve got a big task ahead of us in terms of rebuild and I think a List MP who doesn’t have the extra responsibilities of electorate and constituency work is freed up a little more to pick up those challenges. So I don’t think it’s an impediment and it’s potentially an advantage.” Â Read more »