Labour chooses bookie as Wairarapa candidate

Kieran McAnulty

Kieran McAnulty

David Cunliffe said in his address to the 2013 Labour Conference:

Labour will regulate to address gambling harm.

Which is strange since Labour have just selected a professional bookie as their candidate for Wairarapa. 

Kieran McAnulty is by all accounts a decent bloke, apart from his political affiliations, but is certainly no metrosexual half-man or a ring in civil rights flea lawyer.

As I said before, it is amazing he got selected given Labour’s hatred of gambling, but it seems that gambling on horses is just fine wih Labour…proper woking-mens gambling not that lady gambling stuff of pokies.

One thing is for sure he is suitably qualified to get on with Jacinda Ardern.


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