Farrar keeps coming good

Arts, Travel & Lifestyle blogger David Farrar seems to have his mojo back and is in top form although it is still not yet enough to get back into the VRWC just yet.


Yes Pinko, he would make a very good National MP for Northland but unfortunately he is a bit too right wing for the wet wing of National.

Meanwhile Farrar has also made (which isn’t that hard) the NZ Herald’s media writer John Drinnan look like a complete doofus.   

I have been signalling this event since before Christmas…and already this week had produced three posts saying the position was untenable and not survivable politically.

What astonishes me is that National did almost nothing about this issue for months…despite knowing about it, all the way to the top.

They just let Mike Sabin blow smoke up their arses despite plenty of concern outside of the party.

When full details of what has transpired are revealed then there are going to be some serious questions asked of the leadership.


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  • Sally

    It sounds like some senior people in National need to stop being soft. Otherwise they are going to end up with the socialists walking all over them and then we will all suffer with their crazy ideas.
    National top protecting your mates if they have done wrong. Grow a backbone.

    • Chiefsfan73

      Indeed. If you are going to be spineless, you will wake up with a bad case of sharia

      • Another Middleagedwhiteguy

        under sharia they could all end up headless.

        is that then perhaps the supreme and ultimate form of spinelessness ?

    • Mike Webber

      They are socialists. They have had the same policies as Labour for 45 years.
      This Government has not changed any of the last labour Government’s policies and is now taxing and spending quite a lot more than the clark Government. They have increased public sector employes by 10,000. Central Government dept has gone from 10.4 billion in 2008 to 68 billion now.
      I am more than disappointed, however labour plus all the others is too awfull to contemplate.

  • KQ

    I would have thought that someone who watched porn on the taxpayer was not fit to be a National MP? Everyone deserves a second chance though and it shows how seamlessly candidates fit both Labour and National.

  • ShortBackwardSquare

    Walking in Africa has done him some good!

  • 1951

    I think, to be fair, the leadership had more pressing issues at the time. As for Shane Jones, I think it would be replacing one bad apple with another.

  • Richard

    It’s one thing for National to have known about it since before Christmas and having had to wait for due process to be served.

    As far as public perception is concerned, the vast majority would have never heard even the slightest detail about this story, the first they would have heard is that Sabin has just resigned today, so in their eyes, perceptually, the matter has been dealt with very swiftly.

    What will happen now is the opposition will bang on about it relentlessly and the public will get sick of hearing about it, you know, that great strategy that has served them so well in the last election.

    • STAG

      Not true, the Lefts biggest hollow drum beater has just resigned. What will happen now is Dann will froth at the mouth, Gower will act wise and pontificate as if he has a clue and Campbell will still be a clown.

  • cows4me

    It’s probably time to roll out some suppression orders if it’s before the courts, they are always good for a laugh.

  • Dave

    No one can make someone else look like a Doofus, they do it to themselves, and unfortunately for Granny Herald, ZagZigger, AKA JD, seems to have perfected the lessons from “the Gurnard”, it seems most of the Herald team are doing it to themselves, regularly.