Paul Little on the unseemly actions of the Labour party

Mr Wendyl Nissen, Paul Little, the man with bruised knees from all the time spent on the floor of his living room has finally written something where he gets something right.

He bangs on a bit about “Dirty Politics” and then ends his column with this smart observation.

Labour spent the week showing everyone who might have thought twice about not voting for the party that they made the right decision.

David Cunliffe, apparently not sufficiently humiliated by the defeat to which he led his team, was determined to heap more ridicule on himself and his few remaining MPs with a vainglorious attempt to hang on to his dying party’s leadership as it enters the palliative-care stage.

Labour is on the road to oblivion and the sooner the better, because at the moment this circus — and I apologise to circus performers everywhere for the comparison — has given the Government precious breathing space by diverting attention from scrutiny of the issues outlined above.

That will put paid to any invites from the Labour luvvies in the future, but given he and Wendyl are playing “The Good Life” north of Auckland I doubt they care very much.

He is right though.

David Cunliffe is proving now to the members what the voters and the caucus already worked out…that he is tone deaf, narcissistic and an idiot.

This leadership spill is going to be hilarious, with the promise of another one inside 18 months.

It is to be expected with a talent pool that is shallower than a car-park puddle.


– Herald on Sunday

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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.