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.
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 MPs¬†nasty, homophobic and foul-mouthed¬†in an interview with a student newspaper.
The article was published online¬†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.” ¬† Read more »