Open Forum – Thursday

1 February 2018

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17 Comments

    • lurcher1948

       /  February 1, 2018

      The clapping got to me so I turned it off.Hes not my leader so I wasn’t interested.

      • Corky

         /  February 1, 2018

        Then stop fixating on him. Instead concentrate on Labour in Britain losing over 4000 members as they slowly sink into oblivion. 😃

    • David

       /  February 1, 2018

      70 to 75% positive reaction to the speech which must have had CNN and NBC a little bit of sick, I see the NZ coverage is either non existent or overtly negative.
      I watched it and quite enjoyed it with the highlight being the standing ovation to the lowest black unemployment ever except for the democratic black caucus in their stupid “sh..hole african colours remaining seated and looking miserable.

      • Are you aware that standing ovations during political speeches are usually as stage managed as the speeches?

        Andrew Little used to get standing ovations, of sorts.

        • David

           /  February 1, 2018

          Of course PG its all very stage managed etc I am not a complete fanboy but just the symbolism of the the lefts assumption that they own the minority vote despite Trump being economically far better for them.
          Cries of racist and wearing the colours of African “sh..hole” countries dont put food on the table and usurp the pride of bringing home a paycheck. Symbolism versus results writ large.

      • Corky

         /  February 1, 2018

        Great stuff, Dave. And I think thet North Korean defector in the audience was a master class.for that prat who runs North Korea.

        https://www.theepochtimes.com/north-korean-defector-a-powerful-symbol-at-state-of-the-union_2428988.html

        • lurcher1948

           /  February 1, 2018

          It’s a pity all the defectors family have vanished…

        • Patzcuaro

           /  February 1, 2018

          When do we get the Twitter version?

        • David

           /  February 1, 2018

          Quite an incredible story Corky and his waving of the crutch was a great moment, I enjoyed all the stories some amazing Americans were recognized.
          I think the Democrats brought along some illegal immigrants.

        • Corky

           /  February 1, 2018

          Don’t tell me the American dream is dead.

  1. lurcher1948

     /  February 1, 2018

    Do you know what’s scary,listening to Mike Hosking who actually believes what he says on the radio is the truth.He was so excited about POTUS#45 speech it was as if he had a religious experience.I think Mike practices clapping to himself in front of a mirror like Trump does, it’s all about Mike and his voice,right Mike…

    • Corky

       /  February 1, 2018

      You aren’t a Rightie, so you don’t understand our life-affirming philosophy.

  2. Corky

     /  February 1, 2018

    They were talking about this doco on Leightons show yesterday. It’s the kind of information you wont get once Kerre takes over. One caller called in to say our parliament had voted 116-5 not to have it shown in NZ . It didn’t sound right to me, or Leighton. Unfortunately I missed the rest of his show so can’t comment.

  3. Gezza

     /  February 1, 2018

    Bugger, after my very early morning spent watching for breaks in the cloud cover to catch the rare eclipse, I was tired and dozed off watching The Trevor Show. Question 2 by Paula Bennett to Winston Peters for the PM was fractious. She was very miffed when she snarked back at the old smart arse & her performance lost the Oppos 4 Questions!

    I think Trev had his patience tested today. He let too much silliness go on seeing Winston was answering.

    • Pickled Possum

       /  February 1, 2018

      Honestly Gezza SHE was Gosh awful God Help us if she rolls Bill!!

      Her ..Keep Deflecting Old Man!
      Trevor .. Okaay … Standing up to his full statue smilingly smuglyishly …
      Sit Down! *sweetie … I have dealt to that spat
      Simon .. Point of Order ewww 4 subs? questions… Really??????
      Winnie … I give you the cold hard facts!!! And oh Anne Tolley
      Sit down and shut up cos you on the way OUT!!!
      Jez it couldn’t get more comical.

      Simon ..Smugly .. Are you speaking on behalf of the PM or you assuming the role ..
      or some such jargon Laffable shit
      Poor Trev he had his hands full today

      HER …. Blah Blah Blah … some obfuscation an speaking in tongues today.
      Stevie boy asks “do we get our questions back” haw haw haw!!
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxcEW-bOluo FFS

      • Gezza

         /  February 1, 2018

        Nah, when Bill steps down Paula won’t be taking his place. She’s a bruiser, she hasn’t got the brains for that job.