Funny how National Party Spin Drs have so much influence in the news rooms of NZ media that their spin can become the actual headline.
Take for example David Cunliffe and the word ‘Tricky’. National have done all they can to claim Cunliffe is ‘tricky’, they are doing this to degrade and denigrate Cunliffe so that the easily led sleepy hobbits accept whatever the mainstream media meme has been chosen for them.
The echo chamber of the media is pretty effective isn’t it?
Cunliffe isn’t ‘tricky’. Needlessly setting up a trust to handle his leadership donations was silly, not tricky. Borrowing billions in tax cuts for the wealthiest NZers while raising GST and selling public assets which in turn cost us even more and getting away with it, now that’s ‘Tricky’.
However National seem to have managed to have gone far beyond ‘Tricky’.
Judith Collins staggering inability to remember who she was having a secret dinner she originally didn’t disclose with Chinese officials and close personal business friends in a conflict of interest as large as Collins’ interest in conflict.
And a new questionable donation by a new citizen.
Add to this sleazy deals with Mediaworks, SkyCity, big oil, Corporate Hollywood and National’s ‘no corporation left behind’ policy looks less tricky and more corrupt.