Trotter calls time on Shearer

Chris Trotter on TVNZ this morning was scathing of David Shearer.

Trotter says Shearer doesn’t have it. That Labour has other options for Leadership.

It underlines everything I’ve been saying.

He compares Shearer’s stance with Walter Nash who famously said he was neither for nor against the wharfies.

Trotter rightly concludes the Shearer’s position is untenable as a Labour Leader.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.