The NBC host was one of the fastest to be vapourised by the #MeToo movement in November, which has taken down several high profile liberals like Lauer. The allegations were not spurious, he admitted guilt, and was promptly fired.
Before the by-election, I posited a few possible outcomes and what those would mean, but it turns out that nothing particularly shocking happened. In the end, Labour increase their vote, but National didn't lose any support.
This morning at 12 noon in Aotea Square, Auckland, a group of around 60 free speech activists gathered to protest the imprisonment of Tommy Robinson by the UK government for reporting on the Muslim rape gang court cases.
In an outrageous abuse of privilege, the deputy chief of mission of the European Delegation to New Zealand is attempting to wriggle out of a $20k plus tenancy debt to a Kiwi landlord on the basis of her status as a diplomat.
The news week has been off to a roaring start, with announcements that the oil exploration ban was not actually backed by any paperwork has been followed up by the Church of Climatology High Priest James Shaw requesting us to eat less meat.
After Ireland voted to change their abortion laws, the death lobby in New Zealand got all excited and decided to push for more dead babies over here too, with Jacinda announcing that might happen next year. The hapless Simon Bridges had to go on Red Radio and TVNZ to stick his foot in his mouth.
For those who do not yet know, anti-Islamisation activist Tommy Robinson was arrested and jailed a few days ago while livestreaming outside a courtroom where an "Asian grooming gang" was awaiting a verdict (that's PC for Muslim paedophile rape gang).
The latest poll provides some interesting insights into just what is going on in the political arena. While polls at this stage don't translate into actual results, they do show us just what is working and what isn't.