Navel Gazing

Haven’t they done this yet… ?

Isn’t this what they say every year… ?
I didn’t think David Shearer like meetings?

What came out of the last round of this navel gazing… oh that’s right, David Shearer singing Country Roads to much ridicule, Phil Goff riding a motorcycle trying to be more ‘hip’, an Axe The Tax campaign that wasn’t really an axe the tax campaign, and an increasingly inane series of tweets from Labour MPs who were all connecting and getting a really good feedback on the ground.

Then of course there was the famous ‘survey’ of the public to find out if Labour could be more cool, laid back, funky etc…

As they say there’s nothing new under the sun in politics, but Shearer appears to be re-running the 2008-11 playbook – with less conviction.

Great idea Labour. Looking forward to it. I need to update this this video:


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  • Super_Guest

    Ditch all the 1970s feminazis and replace them with real women who’ve either had kids or are at least in a standard married arrangement. Boom, Labour kicks off some of the Clark baggage.

    • Grandstream

      Disagree, I think labour has lost touch with its rainbow roots.  The charade of being mainstream will no longer work, so they should be more upfront about who they represent….nek minuit Granto Robberson is leader and Chuck Shovel is under him.

      • Philip ure a cock

        Labour’s rainbow boys are the only pussy-whipped gay men in the country!

    • Kthxbai

      Sorry, but the tired nasty old 1970s guys have to go too.

  • According to Trevor’s post on Red Alert, Labour is building “a party for the 21st century”. But isn’t the 21st century already 11% over? Labour seems to have missed the bus yet again.

    • Bunswalla

      Yes but when you’re stuck in the 1950’s the 21st century seems such a long way away.

      •  Ever so true Bunswalla. Trev should realise that the world has moved on quite considerably since he was first elected to Parliament in 1984.

  • Orange

    That really was a great news article.

  • Apolonia

    Who’s David Shearer?

  • Troy

    What a pitiful bunch of losers the Labour camp MP’s are – they really live in their own world of self-indulgence.

  • Dr Wang

    Maybe that’s why Shearer has been invisible? My suggestion is: if he wants to be seen, don’t stand behind Jessica “E2” Mutch.