Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler

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Legal Beagle: On Cats and Coro

12 Responses

  • rachelf,

    Believers, let us mourn editing.

    welly • Since Sep 2011 • 3 posts Report Reply

  • Islander,

    This obviously doesnt apply to paid election broadcasting - right?
    So...

    Big O, Mahitahi, Te Wahi … • Since Feb 2007 • 5643 posts Report Reply

  • Joanna,

    But what about his cat? Why is no one covering the big issue? What kind of cat is it? What is its name? Where was it adopted from???

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 746 posts Report Reply

  • chris,

    Frankly impressed JoKey has the time and energy. Supreme multitasking, or inequitable workload? Either way my cat maintains he's a flimsy sot.

    Do some actual work you lazy fuck.

    Mawkland • Since Jan 2010 • 1302 posts Report Reply

  • Sofie Bribiesca, in reply to chris,

    Do some actual work you lazy fuck.

    Donkey John Ill is relaxed about that. He has Coro to save, or will he just "muddle through" until the next Election.

    here and there. • Since Nov 2007 • 6796 posts Report Reply

  • ChrisW, in reply to rachelf,

    Indeed rachelf - perpetuate ex-planes the fave our's of seance aft of this office.
    An massive errorts
    perpetrated by the Lawyer
    historically ensuring
    minor parts of problems are
    examined minutely
    (not necessarily a bad thing!)

    Gisborne • Since Apr 2009 • 851 posts Report Reply

  • Graeme Edgeler, in reply to Islander,

    This obviously doesn't apply to paid election broadcasting – right?

    Paid election advertising may only air after writ day and may only be paid for by the taxpayer dollars we provide through the broadcasting allocation.*

    *candidates may pay for their own after writ day, but it all counts toward their $25k spending limit. It can't endorse the party, or oppose another candidate.

    Wellington, New Zealand • Since Nov 2006 • 3202 posts Report Reply

  • Cecelia,

    Wasn't promising to bring Coro back to primetime an electioneering stunt? Good try, John, but I still won't be voting for you.

    Hibiscus Coast • Since Apr 2008 • 559 posts Report Reply

  • 3410,

    TL:DR?

    John Key had to talk about his cat and Coronation Street

    Auckland • Since Jan 2007 • 2618 posts Report Reply

  • Rich of Observationz,

    But it's electioneering even if the candidate talks about his cat. Indeed, if the political strategy is to damp down discussion and sleepwalk to reelection, after the fashion of Bob Parker, then talking about ones cat is the best strategy.

    Back in Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 5550 posts Report Reply

  • Craig Young,

    What about the diversity of media sources? Does anyone have any hard data on which ones are regarded as most reliable, compared to others?

    Wellington • Since Nov 2006 • 563 posts Report Reply

  • rachelf, in reply to ChrisW,

    quite.

    welly • Since Sep 2011 • 3 posts Report Reply

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