Another incredible show by the Q&A team providing the best political coverage this election and more evidence if needed that Jack is one of the best political interviewers in NZ.

He was hard on Chippy and Nicola, one stepped up, one failed appallingly.

Nicola Willis tranwreck interview this morning as she attempted to justify the many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many flawed failings of National’s tax policy was excruciating.

There’s simply no way National’s tax policy stands up in any way.

Jack Tame demolished the arguments behind their tax policy, their property tax, their gambling tax and every other argument holding it up and Nicola had so little to defend with.

There’s no way you can watch that interview and pretend that was the performance of a Finance Minister in waiting.

Robbing money from 2 year olds, climate change funds and public transport to give rich Landlords a $250 per fortnight tax cut is an obscenity and clearly defines the kind of country they want us to be.

It’s extraordinary that her interview was such a train wreck that it managed to eclipse Chippy’s best interview to date.

Now Labour have policy like GST off fruit and vegetables and Free Dental to champion alongside the grim corporate greed of National’s tax cut – voters have real reasons to engage and Chippy is hitting his stride.

Jack grilled him hard on Labour’s many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many,many, many, many, many, many failings and he had solid counter punches and had the jaw to take it.

The difference between Chippy and Luxon is that Chippy is likeable where as Luxon want’s you to like him.

Chris is small and Harry Potter like, Luxon is a massive 6ft deodorant skull and when lined up against each other in the debates, Goliath will tower over David, but there is the affable Chippy who devours sausage rolls and makes Dad jokes and then there is the Bishop Executioner Political Assassin who is sent in to do the kneecappings.

The vast majority haven’t seen that Chippy and I believe Luxon has a glass jaw and he’s never been punched in the face, and I think he’s gonna git that live on TV.

The debates will matter this election when you consider how high the don’t knows are.

That pharmaceutical quisling ACT MP who has been catapulted into 4th place is a cancer who wants to privatise PHARMAC. ACT is now controlled by Big Pharma, Big Dairy and Gun Festishists.

If that little pharmaceutical quisling gets anywhere near PHARMAC he will privatise it in a millisecond.

Labour have made up for a lack of much progress or policy with strategic twists that are inch by inch taking the election back.

Ruling out Winston, highlighting ACTs extremism, GST off fresh fruit and vegetables, cutting $4Billion in spending and now stepping up with free dental.

It’s an extraordinary game changing policy and it contrasts with National wanting to rob 2 year olds, public transport and climate funds to give tax cuts to rich landlords!

I get many are angry with Labour over Covid, and for some it’s a deal breaker, but you can not pretend that Labour/Greens and Maori Party on a bad day isn’t infinitely better than ACT/National/NZF on a good day!

The contrast is now glaringly clear. Labour/Greens or Maori Party for social policy focused on the many or ACT/National and NZFirst focused on the few.

Free Dental and GST off Fruit and vegetables vs Tax cuts for rich landlords funded by robbing 2 year olds, Public Transport and Climate budgets.

Comrades, Jacinda could have locked us all down for 3 years, it still doesn’t justify this venal and naked National Party self interest vs social policy for all of us!

National and ACT are currently leading in the polls, but it ain’t over till the fat blogger sings!

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