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Greens demonstrate complete irrelevance

Friday, 18 February 2005

Greens demonstrate complete irrelevance

United Future Marc Alexander says it’s now becoming clear why the Green Party has become absolutely irrelevant to serious politics in this election year.

Responding to a Greens media release today, Mr Alexander noted, “It trumpets the upcoming two-week tour of the nation’s campuses during which MP’s Nandor Tanczos and Metiria Turei will talk to students and party, while Ms Turei is apparently going ‘f**k some s**t up’ and have a good time.”

“This is the same party whose co-leader said it was serious and wanted to work with Labour in Government and whose other co-leader promptly slagged off Labour and the Prime Minister and said the Greens would drag Labour to the left.

“I have no problem with Mr Tanczos taking his skateboard around the country and partying, but I believe he should do so in his own time and at his own expense.

“Similarly, Ms Turei – who appears to have been mysteriously renamed ‘Meyt’ in the press release – can ‘f**k all the ‘s**t’ she wants, but I fail to see why the taxpayer should fund her peculiar activities.

Mr Alexander said the utter irresponsibility shown by these two MP’s and the political confusion demonstrated by the party’s leadership shows why voters should ignore the Greens as a serious political choice at the next election.

“Clearly the Greens are not taking their role of Parliamentarians seriously – why not vote them out of office and let them find a job they can treat seriously?”

ENDS

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