Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer

As an expert communicator, Clare Curran should be familiar with the phrase “Ask a stupid question, get a stupid answer”.

Instead she is having a moan on Twitter that the TVNZ CEO gave her a flippant answer to her stupid question. She even moaned about it three separate times just to ram home how scatty she is.


You’d think the person who wants to be the broadcasting minister would realise it’s not a smart idea to alienate the CEO of TVNZ with Twitter moans.

As a sign of her cluelessness and general ineptitude in her chosen shadow portfolio, she can’t even get Kevin Kenrick’s name right!


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  • Pete George

    Clare is not known as the sharpest in a caucus drawer of spoons.

    She’s been doing a lot of trivial tweeting this year, perhaps a sign of having lost direction and purpose.

    • blokeintakapuna

      She’s been out-twitted by the bint at the PPTA…

      Maybe she’s annoyed the “media lacky” wouldn’t just repeat her “plug” however she wanted?

      It’s tough these days finding a willing shriller for your propaganda eh Clare. Approach the Horrid and tell them you’re a high ranking unionist… That might help?

    • Gazzaw

      Maybe she’s been having some more private extramural social media tuition from Trev.

    • parorchestia

      Broken knives, you mean!

    • johnbronkhorst

      Haven’t all labour politicians been lacking in direction and intelect, for decades. At the very best they have no workable policies.

      • StupidDiscus

        Haven’t all labour politicians been lacking in direction and intelect, for decades

        For FUCKS sake I wish they had. But they have been singleminded and constant in pushing more power to unions, more money to bludgers and more taxes on the 10% of Kiwis who actually pay nett tax!

  • Patrick

    Kenrick made the assumption that he was communicating with an adolescent – Curran’s subsequent behaviour confirmed that to be the case.

  • toby_toby

    It amused me no end that Curran shrieked about television commercials being too loud and she claimed that legislation was required because the industry couldn’t be trusted to regulate itself. Not long after, the main FTA broadcasters announced they had been working on a solution for some time and were to commence lowering of ad volumes. All without the need for legislation. Boy, the television industry must really fucking hate Clare Curran by now. Sky already hates pinkos because pinkos want to regulate Sky. And the movie industry hates pinkos because pf the Hobbit debacle. Why do pinkos make enemies when they should be making friends?

    Labour solution: don’t like it? Legislate against it.