Dishonest, Insincere and Cold – perfect leader material say Labour

3News had a special poll about the Labour leader contenders and their traits…which isn’t good reading for David Cunliffe.

Only in the Labour party can someone talk down to people, lie, and still be the preferred leader.

David Cunliffe has the momentum in the Labour leadership race, but a 3 News special poll shows he’s also leading the way in voters’ minds when it comes to traits like talking down to people.

He won’t be happy with a poll showing he is perceived as having more style than substance.

  • David Cunliffe – 25.8 percent
  • Grant Robertson – 13.9 percent
  • Shane Jones – 13 percent
  • Don’t know – 47.3 percent

And the pollsters believe he talks down to people.

  • David Cunliffe – 30.7 percent
  • Shane Jones – 13.0 percent
  • Grant Robertson – 7.9 percent
  • Don’t know – 48.4 percent

He also failed the honesty test, while Shane Jones – perhaps unsurprisingly – was rated most honest.

  • Shane Jones – 17.3 percent
  • Grant Robertson – 16.3 percent
  • David Cunliffe – 8.6 percent
  • Don’t know – 57.8 percent

It’s those negative traits the Labour MPs who dislike Mr Cunliffe point to.

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