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The Jami-Lee Ross strategy and endgame: Possible impacts for the 2020 election

By   /  October 20, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

What we are witnessing is a political hit job of bewildering savagery and maliciousness. I understand the moment Simon Bridges won the leadership, dented egos started plotting.

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Waatea News Column – The Politics of Kindness

By   /  October 20, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

Imagine a world where the politics of kindness was our shared value as a country, imagine how much further we could go to give everyone the true agency they deserve and overcome the selfishly induced corruptions atet plague us.

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If you think what has been exposed so far inside National is brutal, trust me, it gets medieval from here on in

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

Vampire ebola zombies are kinder to open veins than what we are about to see – I don’t honestly know if they can back down.

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Soooooooo about China trying to, you know, buy 2 MPs

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  26 Comments

At some point we are going to move on from JLR being an arsehole to women and you know, ask questions about the Chinese Government buying 2 MPs right? Like that’s coming up eh? Like that’s a direct threat to our fucking sovereignty eh, we aren’t this easily distracted right?

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Canada legalizes cannabis – where is New Zealand?

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

I swear brothers and sisters, on the day prohibition is finally crushed and the cops and the spineless politicians defeated, we should gather around every major police station and spark up the minute after its legalised in memory of the hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders these politicians and cops have damaged and burnt and broken because of their bullshit cannabis laws.

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How Much Damage Has Jamie Lee Ross Really Done?

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  39 Comments

WHAT IS ACTUALLY HAPPENING inside the National Party Caucus? Are we witnessing a genuine intra-party meltdown or merely the political and personal disintegration of a single individual? When all the dust has settled, will very much have changed?

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The Jami-Lee Ross audio tapes are damning

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  48 Comments

Jami-Lee Ross wasn’t lying was he – those tapes are pretty damaging and news today that Lusk is advising him is as much evidence as we’re going to get that this is dirty politics and an attempted coup to remove Bridges – the question is who is the puppet master?

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Well, well, well – Aaron Bhatnagar and Dirty Politics is back inside the National Party

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  20 Comments

This is getting dirtier and nastier but this time around the sleepy hobbits of muddle Nu Zilind don’t have the laid back anti-intellectualism of John Key to absolve their conscience and ignore corruption, they have bumbling Simon Bridges. Key could look down the barrel of the camera and lie to our faces and the sleepy hobbits loved him for it, Simon can’t lie convincingly and they will turn on him.

National Party voters love a good liar, they detest a weak one. 

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“inappropriate behaviour that is unacceptable from a married Member of Parliament.” – I’m sorry what?

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  16 Comments

If National are going to stand by that new ethical line in the sand, then should we start applying it to other National Party MPs?

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National looks less like a political party and more like a front for Chinese business interests

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  28 Comments

As China regresses into a censorship totalitarian state, we need to ask how much influence our largest Political Party is under from Beijing and in whose interest does National rule? New Zealand’s or the People’s Republic of China? 

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The famous last words of Michelle Boag

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  14 Comments

If you want something done right, gag Michelle Boag first.

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So when will the NZ Herald call for Simon Bridges to stand down?

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  19 Comments

Remember when the NZ Herald called for David Cunliffe to stand down over an allegation of a $100000 donation that never existed…

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TWITTER WATCH: Best Political Burn of 2018

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  No Comments

Best Political Burn of 2018

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BY-ELECTION SCANDAL: That cold, terrifying and soulless nails-on-blackboard sound you hear right now is Judith Collins sharpening her talons

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  45 Comments

Jami-Lee has not so much burnt his Bridges as he has napalmed him. 

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What’s most shocking – Saudi Arabia butchering a journalist or that we are outraged despite them killing thousands in Yemen?

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  11 Comments

I’m not sure what is more shocking – butchering a Washington Post Journalist or that it’s taken that murder to outrage everyone about Saudi Arabia when they’ve already killed thousands of civilians in Yemen.

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BREAKING TWITTER WATCH: Jami-Lee Ross goes full Trump

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  44 Comments

In the last 20 minutes, Jami-Lee Ross, who is on home leave for a ‘stressful personal issue’, has gone full blown Trump and suddenly unleashed Twitter war on Simon Bridges…

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