Saturday, October 24, 2009

ON CHRIS CARTER


The latest gaffe by Chris Carter comparing John Key to Benito Mussolini is a graphic illustration why Labour is trending south in the polls at a rate of knots.

This man is 'their' foreign affairs spokesman. Do they really expect foreign governments to take him (or Labour) seriously?

Ok, Labour smartly removed his post from their website and hauled him in for a slap on the hand with a wet bus ticket but the damage is done. He is seen as a motormouth and not a very intelligent motormouth at that.

Guess the problem for Goff is that Carter is the darling of the Left and Rainbow Wings of the Labour Party and that he (Goff) can't afford a bust up with them as the summer BBQ season beckons.

16 comments:

WAKE UP said...

Oh, Carter is seen as more than a motormouth, don't worry, and his day of atonement is coming.

Psycho Milt said...

What do you think DPF's comparing of Clark to dictators did to National's poll results, Veteran? Not a lot, as far as I could see. Expect the same result in this case.

The Veteran said...

Psycho ... unless I am very much mistaken DPF is NOT the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Didn't see much (any) comment in the national media either.

You are comparing apples with oranges or perhaps lemons which Chris Carter has become.

A lemmon.

Inventory2 said...

Still banging that drum PM? DPF is not an elected representative sucking from the public tit; Carter is. Spot the obvious difference?

Sus said...

It'd be interesting to know how many Labour voters under the age of 35 could say (with any degree of certainty) who Mussolini was.

Or should that be voters under 35, period?

Psycho Milt said...

Veteran: I hate to tell you this, but Carter isn't Minister of Foreign Affairs either.

Inventory2: if you spend years comparing the PM to Stalin, Mugabe, Kim Il Jong etc, don't expect a leg to stand on when you want to criticise others for doing the same - MP or not.

Sus: just "voters" will do.

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Milt, I hate to tell you this but from the enemy's website:-

In the 49th Parliament Chris is the New Zealand Labour Party Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Ethnic Affairs.

Chemist Peter said...

PMT - DPF/WO did not compare anyone at all to Frankie, Mugabe et al all. It was the EFA it was directed at via the filth who passed that peice of legislation.

Anonymous said...

Is Goff the leader or not? He should ignore the Left and lead, Helen would not hesitate, she took nonsense from nobody.

The Veteran said...

Milt ... when you're covered in shit stop digging.

Chris Carter is 'your' Foreign Affairs spokesperson.

I hope your next response is not to accuse me of homophobia which is 101 in Carter's armoury when cornored with no way out.

Anonymous said...

Who is really leading Labour? Goff seems scared of his own minnions. Talk about storm in a tea cup. PC crap, you can't say diddly squat in NZ any more.

Psycho Milt said...

Carter is "my" nothing and deserves the opprobrium he's received, because comparing NZ politicians to murderous dictators is imbecilic - isn't it? Are we agreed on that? Because it's imbecilic when right-wingers do it too, which is the mammoth-size elephant in the room you're all trying to ignore when you look down your noses at Carter.

WAKE UP said...

"What do you think DPF's comparing of Clark to dictators did to National's poll results, Veteran? Not a lot, as far as I could see. Expect the same result in this case."

I seem to remember that national won an election...or maybe that was because EVERYONE knew Clark was a dictator.

Psycho Milt said...

You mean like how Shipley lost in 1999 because EVERYONE knew she'd been secretly replaced by an alien doppelganger that ate babies? Could be...

WAKE UP said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
WAKE UP said...

(Oops, typomania again...)
-----------------
Yep, exactly, good comparison, thanks Milt - 'cos that's how most of us felt about Shipley too. Unfortunately, we replaced her with Clark - talk about caught between a rock and no place.

Rule 1: a dictator is a Dictator, no matter which bloody party she (funny how lately it's a "she") belongs to.