No he doesn’t

David Shearer is a doofus.

Jon Stephenson would be better off helping Shearer find the GCSB tape rather than inventing conspiracy theories.

How does the Labour leader think this will play out?

Key needs to reassure Kiwis of SAS role

Labour is calling on the Prime Minister to confirm that our SAS troops in Afghanistan are sticking to their mandate of ‘gathering intelligence’ as previously stated by the Government.

“John Key has said that our SAS are in Afghanistan to help with logistics, planning and intelligence gathering,” Labour Leader David Shearer says.

“We would not want to see any kind of mission creep as suggested by media reports today.

“It’s important that the Government doesn’t divulge operational details, but Kiwis will want to be reassured that our SAS are there for the right reasons.

So when the PM gives an assurance (as he has already done) – Shearer will now have to say he believes John Key or try to cast suspicion on the PM as a liar.

Given his last outing in this space I would have thought Shearer and his strategists might have been a bit more careful this time around.

And for the record the right reasons are killing the bad wogs that went after our boys. John Key should reply that he hopes our SAS guys find them and kill them and he has no problems with mission creep if the bad guys wind up dead.

Never mess with Kiwi troops is the only message we need to send.


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  • Let me be the first to congratulate you Cam, you have worked bloody hard for little reward over the last few years. Sometimes being a lone voice when the MSM are too busy protecting their cosy relationships.
    Let the mayhem begin. I for one will rushing to the newsagents each and every Thursday,

    • blazer

      is Cam off to Afghanistan….?If so well done…at least you have the courage of your convictions…return safe …not in a big box.

  • Apolonia

    Intelligence gathering would be a difficult task among the Labour caucus

    • Sir Cullen’s Sidekick

      I have to agree. Gathering something that doesn’t exist is a task only Greens can do……

      • Dumbass

        HAHAHAHA I know see why the Greens like protecting endangered species – only 10 brain cells between them so we gotta save them!

    • Dave

      especially if an internal gathering.

  • Gazzaw

    Nothing should ever be divulged about the SAS. I would go as far as banning the media from any mention of SAS operations. No good can come of it, only an unnecessary & unacceptable risk of compromising our SAS people on active service.

    If Shearer doesn’t turn this into another political mini-circus then no doubt Norman will.

    • Mediaan

      Agree. How disgusting that the left divulge detail about sensitive foreign operations just to try and get a headline.

  • David Shearer; the gift that keeps on giving. Ain’t that the truth!

  • peterwn

    But David shearer’s strategists all work for Grant Robertson.

    • DavidW

      But Peter, Grant can’t be expected to be effective from Houston or Austin or wherever he is “observing” the election and presumably keeping the Americans honest all by himself

  • Lion_ess

    Somebody, send this twit a box of Weetbix and a photographer – keep him busy for a couple of weeks in search of a photo-op with NZ’s poverty stricken.

  • davcav

    One has to wonder if “Jon” is hiding behind some walls somewhere being protected by the very alliance and troops he’s happily putting in the firing line. Someone should drop him off in the middle of Taliban territory and see if his little pinko ass keeps singing the same tune. Limpdicks like this really piss me off.

  • Bea

    Only one creep here. Perhaps two if we include our intrepid boy reporter with his US ‘sources’.
    Was appalled to hear this being discussed on Radio NZ. No wonder kids have no respect for our institutions!

  • Jon Stephenson you are a turd

  • cows4me

    Isn’t Chrissy Carter in Afghanistan, I’m sure he’d be full of intelligence or something else.

    • ConwayCaptain

      I read a book about India and of course the NW Frontier. It quoted an old Pashtu Ballad which Carter might have heard
      There is a boy across the river
      With a bottom like a peach,
      Alas, I cannot swim

    • Mediaan

      Last I heard he was at the UN in New York. Trying to get a well-paid job with an expense account he can rort, like he did here. Pleasure trips for him and his best man, charged to the taxpayer.