Scare tactics last resort of the desperate
"National's smear and fear
tactics are the last resort of the desperate and are doomed
to backfire," Labour campaign spokesperson Pete Hodgson
"We fully anticipate explicit and implicit
dishonesty to characterise their advertisements and
statements on tax in the count down to polling day.
"But it won't save them. Not this time. There is simply
too much at stake - and the voters know it.
years of National's policy agenda, made even more vicious by
Act, would be devastating for New Zealand. The gap between
the haves and the have-nots would yawn out to beyond
American proportions as health and education spending were
slashed to provide tax cuts for the rich.
"And we would
lose even more of our economic sovereignty as our last
remaining state assets - including New Zealand Post and TVNZ
- were sold into foreign ownership.
"The public knows
this. That is why they will elect a Labour-led Government
next weekend," Mr Hodgson said.
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