Run Jane, Run!

I have nothing else to say about this. Commenters may not feel so inclined.

Love birds on Lambton

Walking hand-in-hand down Wellington’s Lambton Quay on Thursday were political journalist Jane Clifton and Labour bovver boy Trevor Mallard.

Clifton, a celebrated Listener columnist, was formerly in a relationship with National’s Murray McCully. Her link to Mallard has been the subject of much tittle-tattle on the political grapevine and around the Beehive corridors. However, the pair are avoiding gossip-mongers. Clifton did not return calls and Mallard hung up on The Diary.


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  • jaundiced

    She writes with great insight and pithiness, and I always thought McCully just didn’t make sense. But this is madness!

  • Budgieboy

    I just threw up a little in my mouth.

  • DLM

    She obviously had her fill of political action yet.

  • Dave

    the old…… guilt by association, could this be stupidity by association, and perhaps…..

    “Should have gone to Specsavers” poor Jane.

  • Captain Crab

    She’s got great tits. Is there that much of a shortage of real men in Welly?

  • Brian Smaller

    Now she hangs out with the town bike.

  • Joe Bloggs

    well that completely roots her credibility as a political commentator and a person of taste…

    … as for Trevor? Frackin’ social climber!

    • Michael S

      A friend of mine who is a Listener subscriber said weeks ago she thought Jane’s column had moved to the left.
      All is explained.

    • pukakidon

      For Trevor there is only one way he can go. He has always been at the bottom of the barrel.

  • maninblack

    Trev’s getting murrays sloppies.

  • ITmaster

    Guess the best way to get insider information is by sleeping with the person right?

  • Bea

    Eww. I always thought highly of her intelligence. Has she demanded tests?
    I am not sure what protection would be sufficient for safe sex with Mr Repulsive. Yuk.

  • Grizz30

    She has got her Sonny Shaw.

  • blokeintakapuna

    who would have thought – a “hetro” in the Labour Party…
    Strewth – next they’ll be claiming their fiscal policies are credible…

  • tarkwin

    They say love is blind, but this is really pushing it!

  • Suckmyballsangrybird

    McCully first now the Duck …….. FFS who’s next Darrien Fenton and her enormous strapon once she’s removed it from Trev’s cak hole ?

  • Vlad

    Have you heard about Cactus Kate and Hone Harawira?

    • pukakidon

      I thought Hone was putting to the bulldog Bradford

  • Mr Sackunkrak

    Oh god, the thought of those two getting all hot and sthweaty is making me ill.

  • Richard McGrath

    Isn’t true love a beautiful thing.

  • The walls have ears

    Does Clare know about Jane?

  • Trevor’s conscience

    Does Jane know about Clare?

  • kthxbai

    It’s the sheer lack of taste that offends me. Jane, wtf?

  • Pita

    I had always assumed that Jane was beyond politics, bursting bloated egos with her pithy observations…unfortunately this revelation has reduced her to the level of a political groupie…what a shame…so much ability to be wasted on so much dross.

  • fozzie

    What a bunch of hateful busy bodies you all are. What business is it of yours who anyone goes out with Wa’il you are so full of hypocrisy – when life what not going so well for you you ‘climbed all over’ anyone who pointed the bone – judge not least ye be judged !

    • LesleyNZ

      With his unacceptable wayward behaviour in the parliament buildings, Trevor Mallard brings judgement upon himself. Also we taxpayers pay his wages.

      • fozzie

        Lesley – what he does in the course of being an MP is open for scrutiny, including his political stance and behaviour is open for criticism – what isn’t is his private life – no more than the person who employs you has the right to tell you who you see/ live with.

        • Tony

          You’re right Jane – you can do anything you like – sorry.

        • LesleyNZ

          Oh yes it does fozzie – might not be to you but the standard of behaviour in the parliament buildings (his place of employment) is our business.

          • fozzie

            His private live is none of yours

          • LesleyNZ

            That being the case and if he doesn’t want his private life known then he should keep it private at his own home – not in the parliament offices. He obviously doesn’t care in any case. However when you are a politician and in the public eye a politician’s private life can become part of who they are and what values they have and what they believe in. They are the ones in control of their own destiny – we vote yay or nay for them. Trevor Mallard seems to bring public attention and scrutiny upon himself – for what ever reason.

          • fozzie

            I think he did Lesley – they were only walking hand in hand in a public place – so where does that become anybody’s business – unless you think that holding hands in public is some sort of outrageous act…

          • Anonymous

            Outrageous for Pork Chop as the only reason a man would wish to touch her was to get her away from them. She’s hardly an accurate source of information historically.

          • LesleyNZ
    • pukakidon

      You reap what you sow. That cock sack Mallard has everything coming. He has obviously sucked in Jane with his bullshit. He is the first to attack others personal lives.

  • Ex RNZN RM1

    Remember this was the person who did not have The Duck on the List of Labour Enemies
    Now all is revelled

  • pukakidon

    She has always struck me as weird.

  • LesleyNZ

    Noooooooooooooo. I will never think of Jane Clifton in the same way ever again! She is lacking any sense or wisdom. If she were a teenager you could probably understand. Wonder what Clare thinks? Hope Jane Clifton has some degree of sense left to not go into Trevor Mallard’s office – alone.

  • MrV

    Look, we all know NZ media are blatantly left wing, but theres no need to (literally) bend over and take one from their MPs.

  • blazer

    Jane is female…left /right,top/bottom/white/black,experience shows woman are very …flexible!

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