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UPDATE: OK, I take it back. Labour still needs advice.

By   /  March 21, 2014  /  Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

This isn’t about David Cunliffe himself. I’m talking about nuts and bolts organising, communication and respect for Labour’s members and supporters.

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And now for some good news

By   /  March 7, 2014  /  Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  26 Comments

There’s a lot of people offering David Cunliffe advice at the moment. Some are experienced political operatives; some are experienced political journalists and commentators; many more are self-styled PR ‘experts’. Frankly, given the last few months, it’s hard not to want to join in.

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Bill Maher on ‘new ideas’

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs, The Liberal Agenda  /  1 Comment

He’s not for the politically correct or the squeamish and yes he is often offensive but I like Bill Maher a lot.

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What Labour dare not hope for

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs  /  32 Comments

At some point you have to ask, what on earth will hurt this government?

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Shhhhh….Labour’s candidates selected

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  19 Comments

On September 13 David Cunliffe said on twitter that “the campaign for 2014 starts now”. Great. It needed to, and I know that around the country Labour Electorate Committees, inspired by the new leader, are working hard to reach to campaign fitness for next year. But even so I was a little surprised to hear […]

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Labour has found its voice, now it has to say something

By   /  November 15, 2013  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Jenny Michie, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

Labour now has many thousands of voices – the Party needs to give them something to say

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Leo’s legacy

By   /  November 2, 2013  /  Jenny Michie, Labour Party, Setting The Agenda  /  5 Comments

David Cunliffe’s advisors must be West Wing fans as they clearly took a page from the Aaron Sorkin notebook  – Season 7 Leo’s debate prep if you want to look it up. Cunliffe seriously lowered expectations on Friday night with a lack lustre 10 minute speech that wandered aimlessly around awkward metaphors, mispronouncing both Maori and the […]

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