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 Iâ€™ve seen,” said David Cunliffe this morning about allegations that bloggers Whale Oil and Cactus Kate wrote â€śattack blogsâ€ť at the behest of a paying client and a justice minister â€śgunning forâ€ť a minion.
This both overstates and understates the power of blogs â€“ 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?Â Or Don Brash dealing secretively with a small but well-funded religious cult?)
So a blogger wrote â€śattack blogsâ€ť about a bureaucrat.Â How hurtful. How harmful. Iâ€™m amazed the poor fellow wasnâ€™t hospitalised.Â Just imagine, being attacked by aÂ blogger! Â Â Read more »