So now the Labour campaign team is playing dirty politics

You know how we were all told by Nicky Hager and the media that what we do here on Whaleoil is Dirty Politics? Well, it seems that Labour’s campaign team has decided that if you can’t beat them you might as well join them.

Remember this gif that we have enjoyed from time to time here on Whaleoil?


Well, you will never guess what Labour’s ‘professional’ (cough) campaign team e-mailed me today.

Labour Campaigns Team <[email protected]> Unsubscribe

7:27 PM (1 hour ago)

to me


This was John Key’s response yesterday when challenged on New Zealand being used as a tax haven by the mega-rich and multinationals to hide their wealth and avoid paying their fair share of tax:

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Instead of shrugging, John Key should immediately be doing three things:

  • Stop New Zealand being used as a tax haven;
  • Stop multinationals dodging the tax they owe here;
  • Urgently launch a full Parliamentary inquiry into tax dodging in New Zealand.

John Key’s doing his best to protect the mega-rich.
But we can force him to take action.


Together, let’s make John Key do more than shrug,

Labour Campaigns Team

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