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SPECIAL REPORT: David Seymour – A Valid ‘Hit’ and a Colossal ‘Miss’

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

For lone ACT MP, David Seymour, November has been a “mixed bag”.  The leader of a near-non-existent Party scored this month – though only one was a try/goal/bowled-out. The other was a foul/offside/no-ball that all but negated his previous success.

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Observations on the 2017 Election campaign… (Waru)

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  14 Comments

At the next election, Labour and the Greens must be better placed to strategically address “fake news” from the National Party. Labour and Green strategists must  be conscious that the Nats will stoop to lies if their pre-election polling shows them at-risk of losing. A rapid-response task-force should be ready and well-resourced to counteract such lies; to do it immediately,  and with energy.

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Observations on the 2017 Election campaign thus far… (rima)

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  11 Comments

I call upon ACT Leader, David Seymour, to publicly announce that his party will be putting forward legislation to ban low-income families from having children. He can advise the public how much people must earn before the State will issue a permit to breed.

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MUST READ: Charter Schools in a Post-Truth Era

By   /  December 11, 2016  /  Frank Macskasy, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  18 Comments

For many on the neo-liberal Right, education is a business not a public good and therefore should be no different to electricity supply (semi-privatised); Air New Zealand (semi-privatised – again); or a whole host of other services and assets that were once owned by the tax-payer but have been sold off over the last thirty years.

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ACT Party candidate David Seymour – revealed

By   /  June 8, 2014  /  Frank Macskasy, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  22 Comments

On TV3’s ‘The Nation’, host Lisa Owen set about discussing the Epsom-ACT-John Banks issue with Green candidate, Julie-Anne Genter; Labour candidate Michael Wood; ACT’s David Seymour, and a bag of flour standing in for National’s, Paul Goldsmith (the actual difference between the bag of flour and Goldsmith is still a matter for debate).

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