David Shearer: Strike Three

First there was the silly photo op with the vulnerable workers bucket

Then there was the own-goal question where he outed himself for having a secret meeting over the GCSB Bill and not trusting Russel Norman.

And then came the misguided stunt of standing up in Parliament with two dead fish…

Long may David Shearer lead the Labour Party…

Emmerson might have to reprise this cartoon and put Shearer’s face in place of John Campbell.


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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.

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