This is not a new topic, but Adam is incensed by the way that the media have behaved over Labour’s endorsement of Winston Peters in the Northland by-election. After all the past whining about National doing deals with Peter Dunne and with ACT, nary a word of criticism if any over Andrew Little doing the same thing in Northland.
Furthermore, the over the top exultation by some reporters on the night of 28 March was sickening. This was not reporting, it was an out and out demonstration of how many support the opposition.
Why is it that so many vehicle headlights today, even when supposedly dipped are blinding to oncoming traffic? Are they wrongly adjusted? Do drivers not know to dip their lights, especially in urban environments? Why are the prime offenders drivers in 4WDs?
Is sub-editing a lost skill?
This headline from today’s Dominion Post:
Does nobody actually read copy?
The great Richard Thompson sings
The infectiously exuberant Bellowhead with their rendition of New York Girls
The so called Fairfax media is on a concerted campaign this weekend to attack John Key and National. Major articles by the usual suspects – Hager, Watkins and Vance shrieking about the way in which we are in peril from the surveillance machine of GCSB.
Corin Dann on Q&A was positively slavering over a Colmar Brunton poll showing Lazarus and Mark Osborne neck and neck at 36%. Now Lazarus has been around for 40 years and Osborne just over a week. Furthermore TV3 had an earlier poll which showed Lazarus at 35% and Osborne at 30%. appears Osborne has gained traction, but our ‘objective ‘ media seem not to have noticed as they spin for Lazarus and exhibit major case of Key Derangement Syndrome (KDS).