Minor Losers, Ctd – Grant Robertson – 3rd in the Party Vote

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Grant Robertson was one of the major losers of 2014, failing in his bid for the leadership for a second time.

He was beautifully knifed by Phil Twyford, in a great play by an otherwise unknown politician.

This doesn’t qualify him as a minor loser.   

What qualifies Robbo as a minor loser is his abject failure in the party vote in his own electorate. He could only manage third.

National 14,689
Greens 11,545
Labour  9,306

This is an absolutely devastating result for Robbo.

He has pathetically talked about how others need to win the party vote, yet he can’t do it himself.

This is testimony to his lack of political ability as well his pious hypocrisy. Robbo would be well advise to spend the summer reflecting on how he will win the party vote in 2017 because sources inside Fraser House are saying that the party hierarchy are sick of him going on about the party vote when he cannot win it himself.


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