That is what David Cunliffe has claimed.
Peter Cresswell at Not PC explains why this is a ridiculous statement from David Cunliffe.
“These are some of the most serious allegations Iāve seen,” said David Cunliffe this morning about allegations that bloggers Whale Oil and Cactus Kate wrote āattack blogsā at the behest of a paying client and a justice minister āgunning forā a minion.
This both overstates and understates the power of blogs ā and downplays some of the most serious scandals of recent years. (Is he blind? Did Mr Cunliffe not see Helen Clark buying an election with her taxpayer-funded pledge card, then retrospectively legislating to make it all legal?Ā Or Don Brash dealing secretively with a small but well-funded religious cult?)
So a blogger wrote āattack blogsā about a bureaucrat.Ā How hurtful. How harmful. Iām amazed the poor fellow wasnāt hospitalised.Ā Just imagine, being attacked by aĀ blogger! Ā Ā Read more »