Incite Politics

Can Bridges hide behind National’s high poll numbers

It is an open secret that Simon Bridges has extremely negative net favourability ratings. Last week Chris Trotter mentioned figures of -16% in Labours internals, and -25% in National?s internals. These numbers are consistent with the numbers Cam & I have been hearing over the last few months.

Simon Bridges has been saying that his personal popularity doesn?t matter because National is polling so well. This is an absolutely disgraceful and negligent concept. If National had a half competent leader who was even moderately popular they would be significantly higher in the polls . . .