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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  /  1 Comment

Where do I even begin with this one?

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New war crime allegations by NZDF must be investigated

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

Tying the dead of our enemies onto the front of tanks and unloading them in front of villagers in an attempt to shock them is desecrating corpses, and the desecration of the war dead is a war crime…

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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  /  5 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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Maori TV Leaders Debate – What new poll means, Hone Harawira + Gareth Morgan shine

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  30 Comments

If there is a desire for change within the Maori electorate as strong as it is forming within the General electorate we need to start thinking about a Labour + Green Government because if this Maori support joins middle class support joins workers, women, beneficiaries and most importantly young voters, Labour will have a shot at a 40+ result now.

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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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We have a media more interested in Aaron Smith’s sex toilet texts than Bill English’s abuse of power texts

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  10 Comments

Aaron Smith’s sex toilet romp is actually more important to the corporate media than Bill English secretly paying a former staff member a small fortune to protect one of his MPs that National were dependent upon to get legislation through.

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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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