Mungo no understand – Winston was PM and Western Civilisation didn’t end?

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Winston was a great Acting Prime Minister, there was nothing to ever worry about and watching those same right wing pundits trying to back peddle from their previous criticisms, even though they were made only 6 weeks ago, is a reminder of the echo chamber of the elite media pundits and just how limited the actual range of opinions the mainstream media provide.  

Mungo no understand.

Before Winston took over many mainstream media pundits were predicting the end of Western Civilisation as we know it, yet here we are at the end of his 6 weeks and the Rapture hasn’t occurred?

For the mainstream political media, Winston hysteria became the new meth hysteria.

All sorts of sins and meltdowns were insinuated with the same self interested excitement of a meth testing company outside a state house.

The biggest issue turned out to be a desperate attempt at relevancy on The AM Show who banned him for being 5 minutes late to an interview.

Winston was a great Acting Prime Minister, there was nothing to ever worry about and watching those same right wing pundits trying to back peddle from their previous criticisms, even though they were made only 6 weeks ago, is a reminder of the echo chamber of the elite media pundits and just how limited the actual range of opinions the mainstream media provide.

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16 Comments

  1. WILD KATIPO says:

    [ ” The biggest issue turned out to be a desperate attempt at relevancy on The AM Show who banned him for being 5 minutes late to an interview ” ]

    Yeah mate, what a pack of willy wonkas.

    All those hysterical a- holes trying to create a beat up on Peters. It shows the shitty scumbags of neo liberals at work and that only.

    A gaggle of fabulously wealthy pricks with too much time on their hands and too much wealth , – so much so that they could never get rid of it all in one life time , – yet making every effort to inhibit, suppress and deny social democracy from ever returning to this country.

    And keep the rest of us struggling, compliant, docile and poor.

    • CLEANGREEN says:

      1000% Martyn and WILD KATIPO. Bothwell said.

      Gordon Campbell summed up the weekend Natiional Party Confrerence perpectly about their stupid policies annouced Sunday, as they tripped over again when Bridges attempted to attack Winston again and looked as silly as even as his verbal attack of Winston just bounced off and never made any impact at all.

      http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1807/S00170/gordon-campbell-on-nationals-obsolescence-and-the-greens.htm

      Quote Gordon Campbell; – “Yet in line with the old timey nature of the National Party conference the public would be well advised to recall the old cliché…. about those who cannot remember the past, risk being condemned to repeat it. If the weekend’s conference told us anything, it is that this country can’t afford to put this lot back behind the wheel.”

      • RED BUZZARD says:

        Winston would have been a truly GREAT Prime Minister….he was always against neo-liberalism and sale of State Assets. New Zealand would have been a very different place if he had been Prime Minister long ago.

        Personally I blame covert racism and Nact support amongst those who continually put him down ( mainstream media). The Nacts have always been out in the open about their hostility towards him.

        • WILD KATIPO says:

          [ ” Winston would have been a truly GREAT Prime Minister….he was always against neo-liberalism and sale of State Assets. New Zealand would have been a very different place if he had been Prime Minister long ago ” ]

          Of course he would have, RED BUZZARD.

          Its a peculiar thing,…. that both he and Adern have some very similar quality’s… they both have broad infectious smiles, they are both quick on their feet verbally , they are both entertaining and gregarious and witty …

          Both are looking to a fairer deal with the little guy yet mindful of businesses , – within reason,… and on the whole, compared to today’s standards , both are center left…

          We look at Winston when he was Foreign Minister before… he was the man for the job and easily got along well with Condaleeza Rice… he is a natural born diplomatic type that also knows how to speak plainly and put his point of view clearly across without resorting to mealy mouthed unnecessary compromise.

          He does not ingratiate himself to anybody.

          And he does it all with a flair, panache and a sense of humour. I’ve always liked him.

          But… sorry Winston… I voted Green last election cos they needed every vote they could get. This coming election it might be for NZ First. We will have to see which way things go. But this coalition is the best thing we’ve had in a long time and is the slow start to healing for this country.

          It’ll be a rough day for NZ when Peters retires… IF he ever decide’s he wants to. Cant see that somehow…

  2. J S Bark J S Bark says:

    But wait! There’s more!

    After their gloriously beige conference, the Natz have further alienated Winnie, making NZ First an unlikely partner in 2020. In fact Michelle (brain trust) Boag on RNZ with Jim Mora was still playing the “we’ll win by getting the most votes” card. FPP dinosaurs…

    And yes, Winston was perfectly prime ministerial as I knew he would be.

    • Mjolnir says:

      100%, JS Bark. Old Winnie did pretty well. Even behaved himself most of the time with the media. Statesmanlike, really.

      As for the rightwing commentators and other media pundits? Fuck’em. Way past caring.

      • WILD KATIPO says:

        Statesman – like with still a dash of the old Winston colourful wit.

        I’m sure the president of the National party feels more than adequately served as well… Peters has shown all those far right wing gits up and directed them to the back door very nicely.

  3. Jack Ramaka says:

    NZF could potentially get 10-15% of the vote at the next Election 2020, Winston seems to be keeping the ship on an even keel at the moment and is not throwing out too many wild cards.

    NZF needs to provide the Coalition Government with stability to prove to the electors that a responsible Coalition Government can function properly and work in the best interests of all New Zealanders.

    • Bg says:

      It’s true that NZF may gain, but it will to the expense of Labour. Winston has nailed his flag to Labours mast, and those (deluded as they were) who thought they would vote Winston to keep National honest will never back him again.

  4. Jack Ramaka says:

    NZF could potentially get 10-15% of the vote at the next Election 2020, Winston seems to be keeping the ship on an even keel at the moment and is not throwing out too many wild cards.

    NZF needs to provide the Coalition Government with stability to prove to the electors that a responsible Coalition Government can function properly and work in the best interests of all New Zealanders.

  5. Mjolnir says:

    If the Nats want to stay out of government for the next 9 years, they’re going the right way about it. National Nigel Nomates.

  6. AB says:

    Yep. I feel a well-funded campaign and petition demanding another referendum on MMP will be coming our way.
    Is Peter Shirtcliffe still in the land of the living?

  7. Joe22 says:

    I might have missed it but did the MSM forget to mention Winston was the first Maori PM (acting).

    • RED BUZZARD says:

      nah…it doesn’t fit with their covert political predilections

    • Jack Ramaka says:

      Nah I think Carroll was at the turn of last Century in the Liberal Party when Seddon was out of the Country ?