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A f**king idiot calling a f**king idiot a f**king idiot is irony cubed

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

Where do I even begin with this one?

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Bill English had bad acne as a teenager – he understands pain

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

As National strategists desperately scramble to make Bill English seem as empathetic as Jacinda Ardern, Bill’s opened up about his pain.

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The only reason farmers suddenly care about the water is because they know Labour will win

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The only reason the bloody corporate farmers who are intensifying dairy suddenly care about the water is because they sense the outrage from voters at the way they have stolen and polluted our water ways while giving us expensive product because they charge us what they can get off shore. 

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Watch for the ‘no policy’ sexist attack on Jacinda by the right in the election

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Jacinda’s popularity is based on hope, emotional intelligence, compassion based reasoning and the ability to connect personally and empathetically to voters. Painting her as emotional and flakey with no policy as Matthew Hooton did when she won the leadership is a sexist wishful fantasy on behalf of the right, and it should be shown the contempt it deserves at the ballot box next month.

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Twitter outrage will get TOP 5%

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

The simple truth is that TOP can only implement their policy with Labour, they can’t do it with National, but the TOP electorate are alienated by tribal identity twitter politics so TOP can appeal to them by outraging Twitter.

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English calls Morgan’s “lipstick on a pig” comment “outside acceptable boundaries of political criticism – Really?

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Imagine if the media held English to account the way they did Metiria?

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What’s really slowing housing markets? A 10 year old birthday present from the GFC

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  15 Comments

Lot’s of ’10 years ago today’ stuff last week marking the beginning of the meltdown in global markets as weapons of mass destruction derivatives forced a global market collapse that almost tail spun the entire planet in a steep economic depression.

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Greens promise free public transport to under 19yr olds

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

The Greens are back on their feet with a promise for free public transport to under 19yr olds, free off peak public transport for university students, apprentices and those with disabilities…

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Peter Dunne quits politics – good riddance to the ‘willing seller’ of our civil rights

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  71 Comments

When NZ needed a check and balance to mass surveillance laws, Peter Dunne rolled over and sold us out. When he had the opportunity to show Helen Kelly compassion, he refused.

Good riddance Peter Dunne. 

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TOP at 3.5% in Poll – why is Gareth Morgan Trump tweeting when he should be Queenmaking?

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  18 Comments

TOP have hit 3.5% in one of the internal polls, as the election gets closer, they keep building towards possibly crossing the threshold, so why oh why is Gareth Morgan Trump tweeting garbage tweets about Jacinda when he should be positioning to be the Queenmaker?

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By promising billions in roads, National making same bribery mistake for election they made in Northland

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  27 Comments

If only National loved the homeless as much as they love roads! Can we pretend the mental health system is a road and get National to fund it properly?

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BOOM – Jacinda Ardern blows Town Hall apart with Labour launch

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  39 Comments

She then announced that she would change the Public Finances Act so that every budget had to announce not only the surpluses and deficits, but how many NZ children had been lifted out of debt.

Fuck me!

Somewhere Matthew Hooton, David Farrar and Jordan Williams all spontaneously burst into tears.

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Cowards Bill English and Jonathan Coleman flee protestors at Dunedin Hospital

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

It says something about how dire under funding in health has become that the Prime Minister and Minister for Health have to flee protestors like cowards.

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New UMR Poll – National 40%, Labour 37%, Green 8%, NZ First 9%

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  41 Comments

The rich white male broadcasters of the corporate mainstream media were trying to convince voters this election that it was a sleepwalk to victory for National. To date, every poll over the last month has proven every single one of them wrong.

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LATEST ROY MORGAN POLL: National 42.5% Labour 32.5% Green 9% NZ First 11.5%

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

The latest Roy Morgan Poll backs up the trend for Labour to grow, but not the horrific meltdown of the Greens…

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Quick – Auckland Transport, build another pink cycle way

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  2 Comments

Auckland Transport is one of the most corrupt bodies in Auckland, and manages to get away with any real public transport obligations by throwing the trainspotters over at Greater Auckland the odd pink cycleway and hipster pet project while doing sweet fuck all for the long suffering working class public transport users. 

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