The Boss is taking a break – and Labour should pack Cunliffe off on holiday too (a long one)

July 11, 2014
Alf will pop down to Labour Party branch HQ later in the day with his electioneering advice... advice.

Alf will pop down to the Labour Party’s local branch HQ later in the day with his electioneering advice…

It’s a measure of the confidence streaming through the National Party that The Boss is buggering off with Branagh for a pre-election break.

He had confided in Alf a few days ago about his plans, but the NZ Herald has broken the news publicly today:

With only 71 days to the election, Prime Minister John Key is taking an extended overseas holiday, thought to be at his bolt-hole on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

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If Michael Cullen didn’t say it, then it’s time someone did – we won, they lost (etc)

November 27, 2011

Take your pick, Phil

Look at the official scorecard.

True, they are preliminary results for the 2011 General Election and Referendum on the Voting System.

The Electoral Commission aims to have the official results published on its site by 2pm on Saturday 10 December.

But the preliminary results are pretty convincing.

What do they tell us?

Hah – we won, they lost, eat that!

But hasn’t that been said before?

A lot of people think so.

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Ah, so she does recognise rejection

April 6, 2009

So how did Prime Minister react, in the days and weeks after last year’s electoral drubbing?

Paul Holmes put the question to her husband, Peter Davis, on Q & A yesterday and was told:

I think she felt rejected basically, because she felt she’d done a good job which I also believe and had put her best foot forward and had been frankly an almost incomparable Prime Minister and yet somehow the public had not seen that the same way. So it took some time for her to frankly come to terms with that and if I was in that position I’d feel the same way I guess.

She should have felt rejected because she was rejected, along with her gang.

Dumped, spurned, given the electoral heave-ho, thrown on the political scrap-heap.
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