Decade of Whaleoil

The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: The Blogmobile

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

No retrospective would be complete without at least one BlogMobile clip.  Here’s the one from John Key.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: The man who would be mayor

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

A Phil Goff leadership retrospective.   It shows that the more things change, the more they stay the same.  Brutal, and certainly not going to help his mayoral campaign.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series:

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

Not so much a video, but in light of recent events, a good reminder that any pretense at balance and fairness is just that.  Pretense.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Helen defends terror raids

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

Looking back on our domestic terrorism incident.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: XXXL pants on Fire!

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

One of Whaleoil’s earlier videos showing Kim Dotcom to not be a man of his word.  Back then, of course, most of our readers were still behind Dotcom.  Something that’s hard to imagine now.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Winston in full flight

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

This is just as much fun to watch now as it was then.   I’m so annoyed Winston won’t make it to the 10 Year Party…
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Helen’s downfall

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

Readers have said this is the best video they’ve seen from Whaleoil.  I’m not sure about that, but who am I to argue?   Please do be warned that the video was created when Whaleoil was still quite raw, so language warning applies.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Chris Carter’s political suicide

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

Chris Carter really went out in an ugly way.  But it was beautiful to watch.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Kris Fa’afoi

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

In 2010, Kris Fa’afoi kept skiting on about his achievements.   But few (if any) were true.
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The “Decade of Whaleoil” series: Key’s too sexy for his shirt

Decade of Whaleoil

Decade of Whaleoil

June 10 2015 marks the day Whaleoil has been publishing for ten years.   I can’t account for the earlier weeks and months, but there haven’t been any days without content for close to a decade, that’s for sure.  I thought it might be fun to go back through the videos and relive some interesting moments in politics.

A video like this today would be seen as a spiteful hit.  It’s all the more amazing it was done during Key’s teflon halcyon period.
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