Media outrage over Jacinda-Handley emails is petty

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For the love of Christ brothers and sisters, I wish as much moral outrage over Jacinda & Handley’s innocuous emails by the media and right wing punish could have occurred over Key’s mass surveillance lies, meth hysteria, dirty politics and colluding with the SIS to smear Phil Goff.

Really folks?

When Jacinda is on the world stage doing this…

This is what counts as outrage over political abuse of power these days?

PM denies misleading Parliament about correspondence with Derek Handley
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she did not mislead Parliament over her relationship with Derek Handley.

Earlier this month Ardern told Parliament that she had received a text from Handley about the highly-paid chief technology officer (CTO) role he was applying for, but she had not responded to it.

Messages released by Handley on Tuesday show she did respond to a message from him asking “What is best email to send you a note w some starter thoughts? [sic]” – although this message was part of a chain about more than just the CTO role.

For the love of Christ brothers and sisters, I wish as much moral outrage over Jacinda & Handley’s innocuous emails by the media and right wing punish could have occurred over Key’s mass surveillance lies, meth hysteria, dirty politics and colluding with the SIS to smear Phil Goff.

Key lied about mass surveillance.

The meth hysteria National fed the media needlessly cost us $120million and threw 2400 state tenants onto the street.

The dirty politics revelations exposed a nexus of right wing bloggers smearing political opponents with the total support of the National Party and can anyone forget the PMs Office colluded with the secret Intelligence Service months before the 2011 election to falsely smear Phil Goff!

I can’t take manufactured faux outrage over Jacinda emailing someone as brilliant as Handley and wanting him to be part of the new Government seriously as an abuse of political power when National’s 9 years in power breached every rule and ethical line.

John Key hired his school mate to run the GCSB at a time he was forcing mass surveillance through – how come that didn’t receive the near wall to wall coverage of Jacinda and Handley?

This is tired and petty.

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8 Comments

  1. bert says:

    I’ll have Jacinda’s 3 texts and raise you Bills 450 plus texts!

    How incredulous of me, Sir Bill!

    • But that is what National Party strategy is all about, tring to besmirch Labour and their policies, how else could they get anyone to listen to them

      • CLEANGREEN says:

        100% Margaret.

        National demeans any oposition to their stated goals as tool to argue the toss, and we should all just ignore them.

  2. CLEANGREEN says:

    Key makes an art out of lying and making people feel good about the abuse he engages in.

    Key was used at has position at Merryll Lynch as a lynch man as he sacked 100’s of their workers at once and made them feel good about that.

    http://www.thevinnyeastwoodshow.com/vinny-mr-news-eastwoods-blog/john-keys-real-past-exposed-must-see-please-share-6mins

    He is pure slime and very dangerous for NZ.

  3. Kim dandy says:

    …all very sad.

  4. Rickoshay says:

    Whos actually running this country, the politicians or the GCSB, if you aint noticed media manipulation is there specialty, which begs the question, whos running the media in this country, can someone trace the ownership of this mad beast running amok spouting lies and attempting to manipulate the public with fear mongering and bullshit.
    Maybe they are the ones running scared, U.S. deep state has more than a foothold here i think.
    https://qmap.pub/
    The Donald has warned them and is making them run for the Islands lol, our Islands!!
    Do you all want Chinese style social credit scores?

  5. Labour_Voter says:

    NZ is making great strides under the leadership of Jacinda Ardern. Let us not get sidetracked by these silly issues.

  6. Marc says:

    I do not think it is that ‘petty’, it is embarrassing. But the MSM have of course forgotten all the BS John Key got up to, they forgave Teflon John for almost anything.

    Jacinda has been a bit convenient with the truth, it seems, but in light of Key et al, what ‘crime’ is that these days?

    I would expect better of this government, but they are showing, they run affairs as per usual, not better, and that is a fact.

    So neither here nor there, move on and focus on what matters. Any solution to the BS plastic recycling system NZ Inc has, or not?
    https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/insight/audio/2018663363/nz-s-role-in-the-malaysian-plastics-dumping-ground

    All I see and here are glorious distractions, nothing of substance being offered.